Paleonet: FW: Katherine Palmer Award for 2012

Paula M. Mikkelsen pmm37 at
Wed Apr 25 16:00:32 GMT 2012

Paleontological Research Institution is pleased to announce the 2012 Katherine Palmer Award for excellence in avocational paleontology. This award is named for PRI's second Director, Dr. Katherine Van Winkle Palmer, who was an avid supporter of the activities of non-professional paleontologists.

This year's awardee is Edward P. Dobrzanski of Winnipeg, Canada, in recognition of his volunteer services to the Manitoba Museum, his many specimen donations to the MM and the Royal Ontario Museum, his skill as a preparator and field guide, his expertise in diverse groups of fossils, and his contributions as a field participant, coauthor, and colleague. The award was presented on March 31, 2012, at the 34th annual Fossil Expo of the Mid-America Paleontology Society at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois.

Read the full citation at the PRI Awards website<>.

Nominations for next year's award can be accepted at any time. A call for nominations will be sent in January.

Paula Mikkelsen
Paula M. Mikkelsen, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science and Director of Publications
Visiting Fellow, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
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