AK - Fairbanks biologist Randy Brown has spent the past 20 years studying the movement of fish in Alaska
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service established its Science Awards in 2008, in order to recognize the scientific inquiry upon which effective wildlife management and conservation is based.
One of the awards, the Rachel Carson Award for Exemplary Scientific Accomplishment, specifically honors a person or team who apply scientific practices to a conservation problem. Last year’s recipient was Fairbanks local Randy Brown.