Desert Bighorn Council
Desert Bighorn Council

Desert Bighorn Council Award Recipients

Award of Excellence:

1986     Chares L. Douglas, National Park Service

1975     Gale Monson, Arizona-Sonora DesertMuseum

1975     Lowell Sumner, Glenwood, New Mexico

 

Ram (Bighorn Trophy) Awards:

2015     Don Armentrout, Bureau of Land Management (retired)

2013     Elise Goldstein, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

2013     Eric Rominger, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

2011     Jack Kilpatrick, Texas Parks and Wildlife Division, retired
2011     The Texas Parks & Wildlife Division
2011     The Texas Bighorn Society
2011     The Society for the Conservation of Bighorn Sheep

2009     Mark Jorgensen, California Dept. of Parks and Recreation retired
2009     Esther Rubin, Conservation Biology Institute

2007     Joe Cresto, Bureau of Land Management, retired
2007     Raymond Lee, President, Foundation for North American Wild Sheep
2007     Nevada Bighorns Unlimited, Reno Chapter
2007     Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn
2007     The California Dept. of Fish and Game’s Wildlife Investigations Lab
2002     Rick Brigham, Bureau of Land Management

2002     Vern Bleich, California Department of Fish and Game

2000     Raymond Lee, Arizona Game and Fish Department

1999     John Wehausen, White Mountain Research Station

1997     Rob Roy Ramey, University of Colorado, Boulder

1986     Richard Weaver, California Department of Fish and Game

1984     George Welsh, Arizona Game and Fish Department

1983     Charles L. Douglas, National Park Service

1983     David M. Leslie, Jr., Oregon State University

1979     Robert P. McQuivey, Nevada Department of Fish and Game

1978     Fauna-Silvestre, Mexico City, Mexico

1974     The Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep Society, Inc.

1969     M. Clair Aldoux, U.S. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

1968     Steve James, Jr., Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn

1966     Charles Hansen, U.S. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

1965     John P. Russo, Arizona Game and Fish Department

1963     Oscar “Ock” V. Deming, U.S. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife

1960     Ralph and Florence "Buddy" Welles, National Park Service

 

Honor Plaques:

2015     Brian Wakeling, Nevada Division of Wildlife

2015     Leon and LaVelle Lesicka, Desert Wildlife Unlimited

2015     Steve de Jesus, Landells Aviation (retired helicopter pilot)

2013     Bill Montoya, New Mexico Game and Fish Commission

2013     Mara Weisenberger, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

2013     New Mexico Game and Fish Commission

2013     New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

2011     Clay Brewer, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2011     Mike Pittman, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
2011     Mike Hobson, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

2009     CEMEX (award accepted by Alejandro Espinoza)

2007     William “Bill” E. Clark, California Dept. of Fish and Game’s Wildlife Investigations Lab

2007     CDFG Staff of the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Recovery Program

1997     Kathy Rollins, Bureau of Land Management

1994     Jerry Wolfe, Colorado Division of Wildlife

1993     Raymond Lee, Arizona Game and Fish Department

1991     The California Dept. of Fish and Game’s Wildlife Investigations Lab

1988     Andrew Sandoval, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

1986     Warren Kelly, U.S. Forest Service

1985     Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California

1982     Maurice “Bud” Getty, California State Parks

1982     Desert Bighorn Council Ewes

1981     Dr. Thomas D. Bunch, Department of Animal, Dairy, & Veterinary Science, Utah State University

1981     Dr. Grant Kinzer, New Mexico State University

1981     New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

1980     Society for the Conservation of Bighorn sheep

1979     Jim Blaisdell, National Park Service

1973     Lydia Berry, Clerk-Stenographer, Desert National Wildlife Refuge

1972     Inyo National Forest

1969     Pat Hansen, Bighorn Illustrator Specialist

1968     Nevada Operations Office, Atomic Energy Commission

1962     Ralph and Florence "Buddy" Welles, National Park Service

Banner Photo Credit:

Michael T. Pittman

 

 

 

All drawings by 

Pat Hansen© 

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