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2018 Big Thicket Day Awards

Posted by: John Stafford in East Texas Black Bear Task Force 5 months ago

2018 Awards, presented by Maxine Johnston

R.E. Jackson Conservation Award - Dr. Thad Sitton, Author / Professor

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Maxine Johnston receives Terry Hershey Award

Posted by: John Stafford 1 year ago

Maxine Johnston, a true pioneer in conservation, has been dubbed “Godmother of the Big Thicket.” Maxine’s lifelong advocacy for protecting the Big Thicket has, along with other achievements, resulted in the creation and expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve, a jewel of the National Park System.  

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