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James “Big Daddy” Lawler to receive Conservation Communicator of the year


                   James “Big Daddy” Lawler

The Alabama Wildlife Federation will present this year’s Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards at a formal banquet, beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, at the Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill in Prattville.
The Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards, considered the most prestigious conservation honors in the state of Alabama, promote leadership by example and in turn increase conservation of our natural resources including our wildlife, forests, land, water and air.  Over the past 40 years, Alabama Wildlife Federation has presented these awards to individuals and organizations that make great contributions to the conservation of Alabama’s wildlife and related natural resources.
This year James “Big Daddy” Lawler will receive Communicator of the Year award.
For more information about the awards and recipients, visit Tickets to the banquet are $40 and are available for purchase by contacting AWF at 1-800-822-9453.
The Alabama Wildlife Federation, established by sportsmen in 1935, is the state’s oldest and largest citizens’ conservation organization. The mission of AWF, a 501(c)3 non-profit group supported by membership dues and donations, is to promote conservation and wise use of Alabama’s wildlife and related natural resources as a basis for economic and social prosperity. To learn more contact Alabama Wildlife Federation at 1-800-822-WILD or visit


1 Comment

  1. Joan Wymer on July 17, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Big thanks to Big Daddy from the falconry community in Alabama. He has not only helped to elevate our noble sport to it’s current status in the State, but has also elevated the status of the humble Red Tail and Cooper’s hawks from nuisance raptors to one of respect. Perfect choice!

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