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     JAMES R. HARLAN, PRESIDENT 
     (IOWA CONSERVATION COMMISSION) 
         I0TH AND MULBERRY 
         DES MOINES B. IOWA 
  MILFORD M. PITTMAN, VICE.PRESIDENT 
     (DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION) 
     ROOM 121 STATE CAPITOL BLDG. 
        SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS 
JUANITA MAHAFFEY, SECRETARY-TREASURER 
  (OKLAHOMA GAME AND FISH COMMISSION) 
    ROOM I15 STATE CAPITOL BUILDING 
      OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA 
 
 
      C. A. PAQUIN, DIRECTOR 
 (MICHIGAN CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT) 
        LANSING, MICHIGAN 
    OLIVER HARTLEY, DIRECTOR 
(DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND NATURAL 
          RESOURCES) 
          COLUMBUS, OHIO 
  WILLIAM H. BOSTWICK, DIRECTOR 
     (DIVISION OF FISH AND GAME) 
     STATE OFFICE BUILDING I 
     SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA 
     ISAAC D. CHAPMAN, DIRECTOR 
(LOUISIANA WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES DEPT.) 
      126 CIVIL COURTS BUILDING 
      NEW ORLEANS 16, LOUISIANA 
 
 
                             New Urleans, Louisiana 
 
                             January 28, 1948 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Aldo Leopold 
Dept. of Wildlife Gonservation 
University of WVisconsin 
Mpdison, Wisconsin 
 
 
Dear Mr. Leopold: 
 
 
                   The National Association of Conservation Education 
and Publicity, an organization composed of education, publicity and 
public relations personnel of the various fisb and game and conserva- 
tion departments, Yhose avowed purpose among other things, is to "pro-

mote public understandirg of basic conservation principles", is sponsor-

ing this year an award to be made to the person or organization contri- 
buting the most to the furtherance of conservation education in the 
United States. 
 
 
                   The rules and regulations are very 
them is attached hereto. The award will be made byv 
judges whose identity will not be made public unti] 
made. 
 
 
simple and a copy of 
a group of three 
after the award is 
 
 
                   As chairman of the award couirttee for the National 
Association of Conservation Education and publicity, and acting on be- 
half of my committee, I would like to extend you an invitation to serve 
as one of the judges. I hope you will honor us by your acceptance. The 
work of judging should not be very strenuous nor entail too much time. 
 
                   I trust that we may have an acceptance from you, and with

kindest regards, I am 
 
 
irman 
 
 
IDC/is                                  Award Committee 
 
 
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                       The National Association of Conservation Education
and 
 
 Publicity is going to honor the individual or organization who has made
the out- 
 
 standing contribution toward furtherance of conservation education. Details
of 
 
 such an annual award, the first one to be mace in 1948, have just been announced.

 
                       Any North American individual or organization may
be nomi- 
 
 nated for the award, which will cover services rendered in behalf of conservation

 
 education for a period of twelve months prior to June 1, 1948, on which
date nomi- 
 
 nations will close. 
 
                       Three of the nation's leading conservation leaders
will serve 
 
 as judges. Their names will be announced when the award has been made. The
indi- 
 
 vidual or orgarization so honored will be announced and awarded an appropriate

 
 plaque or cup at the 1948 annual convention of' the National Association
of Conser- 
 
 vation Education and Publicity to be held in the State of Ohio in September.

 
                       Nominations for the award are to be sent to the chairman
of 
 
 the Awards Corrmittee, Isaac D. Chapman, care Louisiana Department of 'ild
Life and 
 
 Fisheries, 126 Civil Courts Building, New Orlearn, Louisiana. 
 
                       The National Association of Conservation Education
and Publi- 
 
 city who are sponsoring the award is headed by James fi. Harlan, supervisor
of pub- 
 
 lic relations of the Iowa Conservation Corrnission. 
 
                       Members of the 1948 Award Conviittee of the National
Associa- 
 
 tion of Conservation Education and Publicity, in addition to Chairman Chapman
are 
 
 William W. WVeeks, Director Information and Education, Korida Game and Fish
Colmu- 
 
 ission, Tallahassee; Oliver Hartley, Director Public Relations, Ohio Division
of 
 
 UC,.servation and Natural Resources, Columbus; v,. ti. Bostwick, Supervisor
Conserv>- 
 
 ttcn Education, California Division of Fish and Game, Sacramento, and H.
W. ClovQTc 
 
-Chief Visual InformA:tion, kissouri Conservation Commission, Jefferson City.

 
 
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