Janette Dean Award

The Janette Dean Award is conferred annually by OBBA for outstanding contributions to bird banding in Ontario. It was established in memory of Janette Fleming Dean whose death on May 6, 1993, marked a significant loss to the banding community in both Ontario and the Caribbean.

Recipients

  • 2020 – Barbara Campbell
  • 2019 – Louise Laurin
  • 2018 – Chip Weseloh
  • 2017 – Jim Smith
  • 2016 – Rick Ludkin
  • 2015 – David Lamble
  • 2014 – David Okines
  • 2013 – Audrey Heagy
  • 2012 – Chris Davies
  • 2011 – Jon McCracken
  • 2010 – Sheila and Don Fowler
  • 2009 – Bruce Murphy
  • 2008 – Eric Machell
  • 2007 – Norm North
  • 2006 – Pat and Jim Woodford
  • 2005 – Michael Bradstreet
  • 2004 – Fran and Bob Hubert
  • 2003 – Sandy Middleton
  • 2002 – David Shepherd
  • 2001 – Erica Dunn and David Brewer
  • 2000 – David Hussel
  • 1999 – Martin Wernaart
  • 1998 – Marshall Field
  • 1997 – William Wasserfall
  • 1996 – George Fairfield

The Bill and Betty Wasserfall Award

In honour of the late Bill Wasserfall, the OBBA is awarding bird conservation projects in Canada that utilize banding small awards administered through the J.L. Baillie Memorial Fund. To learn more visit http://www.birdscanada.org/about/funding/jlbmf/.

To donate to the OBBA Awards and Grants Fund in support of the Bill and Betty Wasserfall Award and other bird banding and related studies across Canada contact Barb Campbell.

Recipients

  • 2019 –  
  • 2018 – Observatoire d’Oiseaux de Rimouski, Rimouski, QC – Spring Bird Festival
  • 2017 – NIIPOMAKI Priddis MAPS Project in Calgary, Alberta
  • 2016 – Audrey Heagy – MAPS in St. Williams, ON.
  • 2015 – Explos Nature for the Observatoire d’oiseaux de Tadoussac, Pilot active capture techniques.
  • 2014 – Camrose Wildlife and Stewardship Society for their project entitledMigration Ecology of Purple Martins Nesting in East-Central Alberta.