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AWARD RECIPIENTS

Ron Ryder Awards

2013 - Stephen R. Jones

2012 - Dr. Brian Linkhart

2011 - Larry Semo

2010 - Alexander Cruz

2009 - Dave Leatherman

2008 - Tony Leukering

2005 - Rich Levad

2004 - Richard Beidleman

2003 - Stephen Martin

2000 - Bob Righter

1999 - Hugh Kingery

1998 - Harold Holt

1995 - Ron Ryder (for whom the award was subsequently named)

Lifetime Achievment Awards

2012 - Lynn Willcockson

2011 - Suzi Plooster

2009 - Warren Finch

2008 - Bob Spencer

2007 - Joe Himmel

Directors Awards

2013 - Maggie Boswell – Distinguished Service Award

2010 - Peter Gent – Special Achievement Award

2009 - Raymond Davis – Distinguished Service Award

2005 - Sue Hirshman – Stewardship Award (Black Swifts)

2004 - Jerry Craig – Appreciation for Work with Raptors

LANDOWNER AWARDS

Landowner Appreciation Awards

2012 - Rebecca Campbell (Pine Warbler, Denver)

2011 - David Madonna (Annual tours of Valmont Reservoir, Boulder)

2010 - Prairie Vista Meadows HOA (Snowy Owl, Peyton)

2008 - Connie Kogler (Streak-backed Oriole, Loveland)

2007 - Sheldon Zwicker (Hooded Oriole, Cortez)

2007 - Larry Arnold (Lawrence's Goldfinch, Grand Junction)

2006 - Fawnbrook Inn (winter feeder, Rosy-FInches, etc. in Allenspark)

2005 - Susan Allerton (White-eared Hummingbird, Durango)

2005 - Claudette Tuxhorn (Costa's Hummingbird, Clifton)

2005 - Victor and Suellyn (Anna's Hummingbird, Grand Junction)

2004 - Tina Jones (hummingbird feeders in Bow-Mar, Denver)

2003 - Bob and Pauline Meyers (Broad-billed Hummingbird, Grand Junction)

2003 - Cyndi Mosch (Purple Gallinule, Loveland)

2001 - Chico Basin Ranch (hospitality during CFO convention)

2001 - Terri D. Steinberg (Harlequin Duck, Durango)

2000 - Matt Snook and Anne Dittmar, Horseshoe Lake HOA (Slaty-backed Gull, Fort Collins, Inaugural Landowner Appreciation Award)

CFO AWARDS

The Ronald A. Ryder Award for Distinguished Service to Colorado Field Ornithology

Selection Criteria

Nomination & Selection Process

Special Awards

CFO members fund the "Special Awards" program entirely with voluntary contributions. Plaques of appreciation are given to businesses, landowners and other individuals who allow access to private property in order to view rare or unusual birds.


» Submit nominations to the CFO Awards Committee Chair.

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