Louise Blight, University of British Columbia (PhD student), for her proposal: “Long-term trends in the glaucous-winged gull, Larus glaucescens – sentinel for a century of ecosystem change.” ($819)
The Committee decided to grant two awards.
Roberto Carlos Frias Soler, University of Havana (professor), Cuba: “Genetic characterization of Cuban flamingo colonies” ($1500)
Bhaiya Khanal, Nepal Bioheritage Forum for Resources Conservation, Nepal: “Comparative analysis of population sizes and conservation status of wading birds in Chitwan and Makwanpur Districts of central Nepal.” ($4700)
– R. Michael Erwin, chairman