AOS 2019 Call for Symposia, Workshops, and Round Tables

The 137th meeting of the American Ornithological Society (AOS) will be held in Anchorage, Alaska, from 24–28 June 2019. We are now requesting proposals for symposia (half-day or full-day), lightning symposia, workshops, and round-table discussions at the conference.   Proposals are due on 1 October 2018 for workshops and on 15 December 2018 for symposia … Continue reading AOS 2019 Call for Symposia, Workshops, and Round Tables

Congratulations 2018 AOS Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award Winner – Dr. Anna Chalfoun

In 2018, AOS established a new service award meant to carry on the tradition of the Cooper Honorary Member Award, one of the oldest awards in ornithology.  The new award is made in honor a senior ornithologist who has given extraordinary service to the AOS or its predecessor societies, the AOU and COS. The Executive Committee … Continue reading Congratulations 2018 AOS Peter R. Stettenheim Service Award Winner – Dr. Anna Chalfoun

Congratulations 2018 Brina C. Kessell Publication Award Winners – Barker et al. 2015

The Brina C. Kssell Publication Award is a new award and is for the best paper in The Auk published within the past 4 years (2014-2017). It is to given in even numbered years, which complements the Painton Award given in odd numbered years for the best paper in the Condor. The first Brina Kessell Publication Award given in … Continue reading Congratulations 2018 Brina C. Kessell Publication Award Winners – Barker et al. 2015

Congratulations 2018 AOS Loye and Alden Miller Research Award Winner – Dr. Janis Dickinson

The Loye and Alden Miller Research Award is given  for lifetime achievement in ornithological research. Loye Holmes Miller and his son, Alden, left a remarkable legacy to the field of ornithology and to the American Ornithological Society. Together they sponsored 30 PhD students, 28 in avian biology, and their students in turn trained a total of 166. … Continue reading Congratulations 2018 AOS Loye and Alden Miller Research Award Winner – Dr. Janis Dickinson

Congratulations 2018 AOS Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award Winner – Dr. John Sauer

The Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award, established  in 2005, recognizes extraordinary scientific contributions to the conservation, restoration, or preservation of birds and/or their habitats by an individual or small team. The award honors Ralph Schreiber, a prominent figure in the American Ornithologists' Union known for his enthusiasm, energy and dedication to research and conservation. The award … Continue reading Congratulations 2018 AOS Ralph W. Schreiber Conservation Award Winner – Dr. John Sauer