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ABANDONED MINE LAND AWARDS

These Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards are presented to abandoned mine land reclamation programs that completed exemplary reclamation.  The objective is to give public recognition to those responsible for the nation's most outstanding achievement in land reclamation and to encourage the exchange and transfer of successful reclamation technology.

The 2013 Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards were presented in Daniels, West Virginia, during the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs' annual conference. The awards and winners are:

National Award - PENNSYLVANIA

Small Project Awards - NEW MEXICO

Appalachian Regional Award - WEST VIRGINIA

Mid-Continent Regional Award -ALABAMA

Western Regional Award - COLORADO

Click here for a list of previous AML Reclamation Award Winners

 

STAN BARNARD MEMORIAL AWARD

This award was established in 2001 and is presented in memory of Stan Barnard (1958-1998). It is given to an individual who exhibits Stan-like qualities of outstanding dedication, commitment, and hard work toward the enhancement of the Association. This award is presented at the National Association of Abandoned Mine land Programs' annual conference. This year's winner is:

Mike Garner - Maryland

 

DAVE BUCKNAM
OUSTANDING INSTRUCTOR AWARD

This award was first presented in 2006 in memory of Dave Bucknam (1941-2004). Any active or inactive state, tribal, or federal employee designated as an instructor by the OSM National Technical Training Program is eligible for the Dave Bucknam Outstanding Instructor Award. This individual must exhibit the special qualities of dedication, leadership, compassion, and commitment as epitomized by Dave Bucknam in promoting the training of state, tribal, and federal employees. This award is presented at the National Association of Abandoned Mine land Programs' annual conference. This year's winner is:

Eric Francis Perry - Office of Surface Mining

 

Click here for a list of previous Stan Barnard Memorial Award and Dave Bucknam Outstanding Instructor Award Winners