Hamerstrom Award

FRAN AND FREDERICK HAMERSTROM AWARD

The Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom Award is a non-monetary award that recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to the understanding of raptor ecology and natural history. This award was established in 1990 to recognise and honour the Hamerstrom’s contributions to our understanding of raptor natural history and ecology through their long-term ecological studies. Between them, during their lifetime of research they authored and co-authored over 240 scientific papers and reviews.

IN MEMORIAM: FRANCES HAMERSTROM, 1907-1998 – The Auk

IN MEMORIAM: FREDERICK N. HAMERSTROM, 1909-1990 – JRR News and Reviews

IN MEMORIAM: FRANCES HAMERSTROM, 1907-1998 – JRR

JRR Issue 26(3) Dedication

This award has no restrictions, but membership in the RRF is encouraged. Nomination packets can be submitted at any time. Recipients will be announced at the annual meeting.

Nominations should include:

Name, title, and address of the nominee.

Name, title, and address of the nominator.

Names of three persons qualified to evaluate the nominee’s scientific contribution.

A brief summary of the scientific contribution of the nominee.

A complete list of publications authored by the nominee.

Amount: non-monetary award

Number of Awards Issued per Year: 1-2


Deadline: June 30

Application Method: Apply online through June 30th. Please contact awards@raptorresearchfoundation.org with questions about your application. The online application opens in January each year.

Fran and Frederick Hamerstrom Award Application

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    Past Recipients

    YearHamerstrom Recipient
    2021Carol L. McIntyre
    2020Clayton M. White
    2020James R. Belthoff
    2019W. Grainger Hunt
    2019Clint W. Boal
    2018Erikki Korpimäki
    2018Ian Newton
    2017Brian A. Millsap
    2017Juan José Negro
    2016None awarded
    2015None awarded
    2014Mark Fuller
    2014Robert Anthony
    2013Richard Reynolds
    2012Not Awarded
    2011Fabrizio Sergio
    2011Mike Collopy
    2010Keith Bildstein
    2009Carl Marti
    2008 Not Awarded
    2007Mike Kochert
    2007Karen Steenhof
    2006Charles Henny
    2005Miguel Ferrer
    2004 Not Awarded
    2003Stuart Houston
    2002Not Awarded
    2001Fernando Hiraldo
    2000Jim Enderson
    1999 No Nominations received
    1998Dan Berger
    1997 No Nominations received
    1996Jon Gerrard
    1995Richard Fyfe
    1994 Not Awarded
    1993 Not Awarded
    1992Riley McClelland
    1991Valerie Gargett