Congratulations to 2017 Lifetime Achievement and Special Achievement Awardees!
In 1993, PSG instituted two awards to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to seabirds. Click the awardee’s name for full details.
PSG Lifetime Achievement Award
A seabird researcher, educator, or conservationist who has made significant, long-term contributions to seabird science, conservation and education in the Pacific Ocean or the world.
In recognition of her decades of research on the ecology of Atlantic seabirds and their prey, leading to long-term studies and conservation efforts, her international leadership in education, ecosystem studies, and management that have benefitted seabirds, the Pacific Seabird Group honors Dr. Wanless with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
PSG Special Achievement Award
An individual who has performed outstanding, long-term service for the Pacific Seabird Group, or who has achieved an outstanding and significant exemplary accomplishment for the betterment of seabird research, education, and/or conservation, or both.
In recognition of his significant contributions to our knowledge about the ecology and conservation needs of the marbled murrelet, and his work to examine at-sea distribution of seabirds with respect to the Salish Sea and California Current ecosystems, the PSG honors Dr. Raphael with the 2017 Special Achievement Award.
PSG Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards
|Year||Lifetime Achievement Award||Special Achievement Award|
|2017||P. Dee Boersma, Sarah Wanless||Martin Raphael|
|2016||John F. Piatt, Larry B. Spear||Lindsay C. Young, Gus B. Van Vliet|
|2014||Anthony J. Gaston||Vivian Mendenall|
|2010||Daniel W. Anderson||Franklin Gress|
|2009||Haruo Ogi||Yutaka Watanuki|
|2008||John P. Croxall||Lora Leschner, S. Kim Nelson|
|2007||Michael P. Harris||Edward F. Melvin|
|2006||G. Vernon Byrd||Mark J. Rauzon|
|2005||Spencer G. Sealy|
|2004||George L. Hunt|
|2003||Robert E. Ricklefs|
|2002||Philip and Myrtle Ashmole|
|2000||Richard G. B. Brown||Malcolm Coulter, Steven M. Speich|
|1998||George J. Divoky, Craig. S. Harrison|
|1997||William R. P. Bourne, James G. King, James C. Bartonek (PSG Founders)|
|1996||Charles J. Guiguet|
|1995||Miklos D. F. Udvardy|
|1994||Thomas R. Howell|
|1993||Karl W. Kenyon||Arthur L. Sowls|