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WATERLINE - November, 2015

Secchi Disk Award

Nominate your favorite lake hero for the 2021 Secchi Disk Award!

2000px-Secchi_disk_pattern.svgThe WALPA Board is looking for your help to identify candidates for the 2020 Secchi Disk Award. Each year, WALPA uses the award to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the science, management, or protection of lakes in Washington or Idaho. We are sure you know someone who fits the bill!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Recipients of the Secchi Disk Award must be current with their WALPA membership. Current WALPA Board members are not eligible to receive the Secchi Disk Award.

HOW DO I NOMINATE SOMEONE?

To submit a nomination, please provide:
Your name, mailing address, telephone number, and email.
Full name of the nominee, present position, organization or affiliation, mailing address, telephone number, and email.
A description of the nominee’s work and accomplishments.

Please submit your nomination by email to info@walpa.org.

Secchi Disk Award Winners

2020

Jim Gawel, Univeristy of Washington Tacoma

2019

Jean Jacoby, Seattle University

Robin Matthews, Western Washington University

2018

Frank Wilhelm, University of Idaho

2017

Harry Gibbons, Tetra Tech

2016

Gene Williams, Snohomish County

2015

Maggie Bell-McKinnon, WA Department of Ecology

Sally Abella, King County

2014

BiJay Adams, Liberty Lake Sewer District

2013

Beth Ledoux, King County

2012

Kathy Hamel, WA Department of Ecology

1998

Joanna Buehler, Save Lake Sammamish