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Wayne Hubert (’79) receives biodiversity science award


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Feb. 15, 2016 – Wayne Hubert (’79 Ph.D. fisheries and wildlife sciences) was presented a lifetime achievement award by the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute.

Hubert received the Contributions to Wyoming Biodiversity Science Award, which acknowledges his lifetime commitment to public education and his contributions to understanding of biodiversity science in the fields of aquatic ecology and fisheries biology.

Hubert, a professor emeritus in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Zoology and Physiology, was nominated by individuals from the state and beyond, and then selected by a panel of biodiversity experts representing university, private, and public sectors.

The award was created in 2013 to publicly thank individuals who have dedicated their lives to increasing public and professional understanding, appreciation, and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming.

Hubert is a past recipient of the Gerald E. Cross Alumni Leadership Award, presented by Virginia Tech’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation and the College of Natural Resources and Environment’s Leadership Institute.

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