ELP alumnus is first recipient of Steve H. Taylor African Conservation Award

The Beahrs ELP would like to heartily congratulate George Owoyesigire, a 2009 ELP alumnus, on winning the Steve H. Taylor African Conservation Award for his work protecting the diversity of fauna in his home country of Uganda.

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The Steven H. Taylor African Conservation Award, established by Steve H. Taylor, a retired Metroparks Zoo Director, enables "a conservation partner working in Africa to attend an AZA conference or other professional development opportunity that enhances long-term capacity for successful field conservation initiatives in Africa" (Cleveland Zoological Society).

We are incredibly proud of Mr. Owoyesigire and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.