Congratulations to 2016 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 his significant achievements and impacts in the fields of seabird ecology, fisheries science, and marine conservation, the Pacific Seabird Group honors John Piatt for over 25 years of scientific leadership, international collaboration, and the creation of the North Pacific Pelagic Seabird Database with a 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.
Past Lifetime and Special Achievement Awards
|Year||Lifetime Achievement Award||Special Achievement Award|
|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|