National NWTF Awards Received by NY State Chapters and Individuals
 
C.B. McLeod Award - This award recognizes an outstanding NWTF volunteer, one that may be overlooked by the chapter system.

1991 - Dave Streb

Henry S. Mosby Award - This award recognizes an outstanding biologist who has contributed to wild turkey management throughout his or her career or made a single significant effort.

1998 - Dr. William Porter

Roger Latham Award - This award recognizes outstanding contributions by chapter volunteers who give their personnel time, energy and money to conservation and management of the American wild turkey. Only non-professionals making significant contributions to the betterment of the wild turkey are eligible.

2011 - Larry Becker
1996 - Randy Opferbeck
1995 - Richard Habes
1994 - Thomas Pepper
1993 - Jackie Streb
1991 - A.J. "Tony" Leib
1986 - Keith Padgett
1983 - Fred Skrabucha

Hunting Heritage Landowner Program Award (Wild Turkey Woodlands) - This award Honors private landowners who do an outstanding job of managing their property for wildlife. Provides recognition for a national winner as well as land stewards exhibiting outstanding performance in four categories.

2005 - Outstanding Land Steward - Pete & Kathy Walrod, Many Maples Farm
2004 - National - Larry Becker
2003 - Eastern Region - Larry Becker

NWTF/NRCS Partnership Recognition

2006 - Mike Welschko, NRCS District Conservationist for Madison County

Educator of the Year - This award recognizes educators who demonstrate innovative teaching techniques using the Wild about Turkey Education Box and a commitment to teaching conservation education in the classroom.

2006 - Scott Jordan
2002 - Kimberly Zabel & Susan Sherman

Wild Turkey Bourbon Rare Breed Award - Wild Turkey Bourbon honors an outstanding volunteer at the National level.

2005 - Richard Habes

NATIONAL CHAPTER AWARDS

Best Chapter Awards

2010 - 1st place, 5,000 - 9,999 members category, NYS Chapter
2006 - 6th place, 5,000 - 9,999 members category, NYS Chapter
2002 - First Runner-up, 5,000 - 9,999 members' category, NYS Chapter
2001 - 7th place, 2,000 - 4,999 members' category, NYS Chapter

Wheelin' Sportsman Chapter Achievement - This award is given to our top chapters in recognition of their commitment to providing outdoor activities for disabled participants.

2005 - Enchanted Mountain Chapter

Women in the Outdoors outreach program

Membership Achievement

2006 - 6th place, 5,000 - 9,999 members category - NYS Chapter
2002 - First runner-up, 5,000 - 9,999 members category - NYS Chapter
2001 - 7th place, 2,000 - 4,999 members category - NYS Chapter

Half a million dollars raised club

2002 - Lake Plains Chapter

Best Jakes Event

2006 - Best Jakes event for over 250 Jakes - Naples Valley Strutters
2005 - Best first time Jakes event - Naples Valley Strutters
Best Xtreme Jakes event - Canisteo & Cohocton Valley Chapters
2004 - Best Jakes event 151-250 Jakes - Canisteo & Cohocton Valley Chapters
2003 - Best Jakes event 151-250 Jakes - Canisteo & Cohocton Valley Chapters