Awards and Recognition RINS has received.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recognized RINS as a partner in their Council for the Conservation of Migratory Birds in 2015.

The Presidential Migratory Bird Federal Stewardship Award annually recognizes a single project or action conducted by or in partnership with a federal agency. RINS is a finalist for this award in 2014 by Robin Naeve, Biology Lead for the State of Utah BLM and Melissa Burns, Habitat Conservation Ecologist USFWS Utah Ecological Services.

Bureau of Land Management “Making a Difference” Lifetime Achievement Award. Presented by Juan Palma State Director for the BLM at the Salt Lake Field Office on September 5, 2013.

Utah State Director’s Public Land Partner Award to Dr. Dawn W. Sebesta
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BLM 2004 Making a Difference Award At the BLM we celebrate the contribution of dedicated BLM volunteers, and each year we are inspired by the enthusiasm and hard work of these outstanding people.

2004 Take Pride in America Award
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright awarded RINS the Take Pride in America Award August 2004. Randy Swilling from the Salt Lake BLM Field Office made the nomination.