Survival Network, in cooperation with the Animal Welfare Institute,
coordinates the presentation of the Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law
Enforcement Awards to individuals who engage in exemplary law
enforcement actions to protect wildlife.
The Clark R. Bavin
Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards are named in memory of the late Chief
of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Law
Enforcement, who pioneered the Division's highly effective use of
covert investigations and "sting" operations to uncover illegal
wildlife trade. The awards have traditionally been presented by the
Secretary-General of CITES during meetings of the Conference of the
wildlife is frequently difficult, dangerous and sometimes deadly. The
Bavin Awards recognize the extraordinary efforts that law enforcement
officers and other field-based individuals are willing to make in order
to protect the world's wildlife.
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about the 2013, Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards.