Women in Conservation

Video: Audubon Texas Women in Conservation Virtual Event, featuring the 2020 Terry Hershey Awards

"Needless to say, we're celebrating a bit differently than we have in past years!"

Please enjoy our Virtual Texas Women in Conservation 2020 event!

Audubon Texas hosted the sixth annual Texas Women in Conservation event on Wednesday, October 28. Due to COVID-19, we celebrated virtually! The 2020 Terry Hershey Awards were given to Anne Brown, Janette Monear, Julie Shackelford, and Gail Thomas. Please join us in celebrating these award-winning women in conservation.

Special thanks to our outstanding sponsors:

Whooping Crane 

Deedie Rose 


Eastern Meadowlark 

Mr. & Mrs. Lee Bass 

Mary McDermott Cook 

The Friedkin Group 

Lyda Hill 

Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation 


Golden-cheeked Warbler 

Trammell S. Crow / EarthX 

Lottye & Bobby Lyle 


American Kestrel  

Audubon Texas State Board 


Great Horned Owl  

Judith Boyce / Andrew & Nona Sansom 

Peggy Carr 

City of Cedar Hill 

The Conservation Fund 

Karen J. Hixon 

Margaret Keliher & Margaret Hughes 

Nancy Cain Marcus & Nelda Cain Pickens 


Chuck Ribelin 

Ellen Temple 



 ...and to our amazing, Dallas-based host committee! 

Margaret Keliher, Co-chair 

Mary Suhm, Co-chair 

Mike Ablon 

Judith Boyce 

Brent Brown 

Peggy Carr 

Carol & Don Glendenning 

Anne C. Haskel 

Lyda Hill 

Kimberly Hilley, TXU Energy 

Margaret & Grayson Hughes 

Mary Jalonick 

Ben Jones 

Jennifer & Ed Junker 

Robert Kent 

Barbara & Stanley Levenson 

Veletta & John Lill 

Lynn McBee 

Paula Peters 

Deedie Rose 

Ellen Temple 

Crayton Webb 


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