Biologist of the Year Award Nominee
This individual is one who has spent many hours outdoors collecting data and using that information to educate fellow Tribal and agency personnel in the importance of their work. This person is one who works to manage diverse projects for their Tribe. They cover many geographic areas, work with multiple agencies, use technical skills in gathering and managing information, understand traditional ecological knowledge, but most importantly promotes the importance of the science to protect fish and wildlife.
Conservation Officer of the Year Award Nominee
This award will go to an individual that works in the capacity of a Conservation Officer, game warden, fish and game officer or in a similar capacity. This person has the training and experience in carrying themselves in a professional manner while working in a law enforcement capacity.