2003 Bruce Vento Public Service Award: Congresswoman Connie Morella of Maryland

Morella Receives Highest Conservation Award Former Congresswoman

honored by National Park Trust


Former Congresswoman Connie Morella was honored with the Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award for her record of support for parks and conservation programs during her 16 years in the U.S. Congress.


The award was presented to Ms. Morella at the annual meeting of the National Park Trust in Washington, D.C. The presentation took place during the week-long celebration of Earth Day.



Thursday, April 24, 2003



Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001


The Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award is given annually by NPT to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service, discernment, courage, skill, resourcefulness, or innovation in the preservation of land, water or historic sites - the heritage of America. Past recipients of this award include Former Lt. Gov. Lowell Thomas, Jr., and former Congressman John F. Seiberling.


The National Park Trust is the private land conservancy dedicated to preserving and protecting America's parks, refuges, wildlife and historic monuments. The National Park Trust is the only private organization entrusted by Congress to own an national park unit and has helped complete more than a half dozen national parks across the country.


For more information contact:
National Park Trust (NPT)
(202) 548-0500

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