Science Applications Web Conference Series

By introducing a variety of voices and topics each month, the OSA Webinar Series hopes to contribute to a growing scientific community of practice across the Service, connect our agency and employees to the larger scientific community, and help cultivate the next generation of Service scientists. These series are designed for FWS conservation practitioners and managers.


Science Applications Web Conference Series

Guide to 2017 FWS Science Awards

Guide to 2016 USFWS Science Awards

Presented by Joel Reynolds, National Science Committee and Megan Cook, Science Applications. September 14, 2016.

There are three Science Award categories: the Rachel Carson Award for Exemplary Scientific Accomplishment, the Sam D. Hamilton Award for Transformational Conservation Science, and the Science Leadership Award. The awards are meant to recognize the outstanding efforts of our agency’s scientists and technical staff. Winners receive an honorary award plus $50,000 to their station budget for one fiscal year to bolster their science programs. This webinar will provide an overview of the Science Award categories, requirements, and nomination process, including examples of how to address the award criteria, an overview of previous winners, and a brief tutorial on how to use the SharePoint nomination site.