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PLF Award

Public Lands Foundation Citation

Fed Lands Citation
Henri Bisson, President of the Public Lands Foundation, presenting to Lindy Brigham Executive Director of SABCC.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

The Public Lands Foundation(PLF) honored the Southern Arizona Buffelgrass Coordination Center with the Landscape Stewardship Certificate of Appreciation for

 "invaluable contributions to the stewardship of America's public landscapes”

SABCC was nominated for the award by Mark Lambert, Ironwood National Forest National Monument (IFNM) Manager.  In his recommendation he stated that "The SABCC is a symbol of how partnerships can be successful.  The SABCC takes the lead on providing not only BLM but a variety of partners the opportunity to identify funding opportunities for research, education, and physical removal of buffelgrass."  The citation recognizes SABCC's assistance to BLM in its effort to educate the public and bring together a variey of stakeholders that share BLM's vision of extinguishing the invasion of buffelgrass. (Citation)

Congressman Raul Grijalva's representative, Jose Miranda, also presented a certificate of appreciation to SABCC at the ceremony.