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Johnny Morris Receives National Conservation Award

Bass Pro Shops founder, Johnny Morris, has received the Audubon Medal by the National Audubon Society.  It’s considered one of the most prestigious awards in conservation.

The medal is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in the field of conservation and environmental protection. 

Colin O’Mara, CEO of the National Wildlife Federation has partnered with Morris to advance national legislation to protect fish and wildlife and also to develop education programs at Wonders of Wildlife.  He says Morris has instilled a love of wildlife in millions of children in America. 

Past recipients include Rachel Carson, Jimmy Carter and Robert Redford.