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ACE Award for Conservation Excellence-2018 Banovich Wildscapes Foundation-Overview
ACE Award for Conservation Excellence-2018 Banovich Wildscapes Foundation-Overview
February 2018

Introducing our 2018 Conservation Heroes
 

George Archibald, PhD. (United States)
Co-Founder & Senior Conservationist, International Crane Foundation
 

Joel Berger, PhD (United States)
Senior Scientist, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair in Wildlife Conservation

K. Ullas Karanth,Ph.D,F.A.Sc. (India)
Director for Science-Asia for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

David Macdonald, PhD (United Kingdom)
Founder & Director of WildCRU, Zoology, University of Oxford, The Recanati-Kaplan Centre

Timothy McClanahan, PhD & Nyawira Muthiga, PhD (Kenya)
Founders, Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) Coral Reef program

John Banovich on the Banovich Wildscapes ACE Award for Conservation Excellence 2018
John Banovich on the Banovich Wildscapes ACE Award for Conservation Excellence 2018
February 2018
ACE Award for Conservation Excellence-2018 Banovich Wildscapes Foundation-Ceremony
ACE Award for Conservation Excellence-2018 Banovich Wildscapes Foundation-Ceremony
February 14, 2018

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation in partnership with the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition presented the 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Award on February 14, 2018. The world's top conservation heroes were joined by honored guests such as Department of Interior Ryan Zinke, celebrity presenters, Award sponsors Cabela's Family Foundation, Cabela's Outdoor Fund and Bass Pro Shops, and amazing animals courtesy of the Columbus Zoo and Busch Wildlife Sanctuary.

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-George Archibald, PhD
Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-George Archibald, PhD

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation created the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by the world’s leading conservationists and to become the most significant award in the conservation arena. We are honored to have George Archibald as a 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence nominee.

FIRST ACE AWARD CEREMONY OVERVIEW

The first ACE ceremony will honor the world’s leading conservationists and provide sponsors and guests the opportunity to experience gourmet cuisine and world-class entertainment. Five nominees have been chosen and the First place winner will be awarded a $100,000 cash prize.

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Venue: Gaillard Center

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-Joel Berger, PhD
Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-Joel Berger, PhD

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation created the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by the world’s leading conservationists and to become the most significant award in the conservation arena. We are honored to have Joel Berger, PhD as a 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence nominee.

FIRST ACE AWARD CEREMONY OVERVIEW

The first ACE ceremony will honor the world’s leading conservationists and provide sponsors and guests the opportunity to experience gourmet cuisine and world-class entertainment. Five nominees have been chosen and the First place winner will be awarded a $100,000 cash prize.

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Venue: Gaillard Center

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-David Macdonald, PhD
Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-David Macdonald, PhD

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation created the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by the world’s leading conservationists and to become the most significant award in the conservation arena. We are honored to have David Macdonald, PhD as a 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence nominee.

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominees-Timothy McClanahan,PhD & Nyawira Muthiga,PhD
Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominees-Timothy McClanahan,PhD & Nyawira Muthiga,PhD

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation created the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by the world’s leading conservationists and to become the most significant award in the conservation arena. We are honored to have Timothy McClanahan, PhD & Nyawira Muthiga, PhD as 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence nominees.

FIRST ACE AWARD CEREMONY OVERVIEW

The first ACE ceremony will honor the world’s leading conservationists and provide sponsors and guests the opportunity to experience gourmet cuisine and world-class entertainment. Five nominees have been chosen and the First place winner will be awarded a $100,000 cash prize.

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Venue: Gaillard Center

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-Ullas Karanth, PhD
Banovich Wildscapes Foundation 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence Nominee-Ullas Karanth, PhD

Banovich Wildscapes Foundation created the Award for Conservation Excellence (ACE) to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by the world’s leading conservationists and to become the most significant award in the conservation arena. We are honored to have Ullas Karanth as a 2018 ACE Award for Conservation Excellence nominee.

FIRST ACE AWARD CEREMONY OVERVIEW

The first ACE ceremony will honor the world’s leading conservationists and provide sponsors and guests the opportunity to experience gourmet cuisine and world-class entertainment. Five nominees have been chosen and the First place winner will be awarded a $100,000 cash prize.

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Venue: Gaillard Center

John Banovich-On Art & Africa
John Banovich-On Art & Africa

Art can move, reveal and inspire us to seek a deeper understanding of the world around us.”  John Banovich - Artist | Conservationist