Awards and Events

Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award

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The Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award is given annually to a public servant who has demonstrated a lifetime of outstanding service, skill, resourcefulness or innovation in the preservation of land, water or historic resources for the legacy of America.

American Park Experience Award

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The American Park Experience Award is given to an individual or group that has made outstanding contributions to enhance the awareness and appreciation of our nation's parks, wildlife refuges and/or historic landmarks.This is not an annual award.

“The Buddy” National Teacher Award for Outstanding Environmental Stewardship

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"The Buddy" National Teacher Award For Outstanding Environmental Stewardship recognizes an educator whose innovative use of the Buddy Bison program has made a significant impact in his or her students' understanding of the natural world and the importance of protecting our nation's treasured parks.

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