Board member Holt Thrasher to receive Environmental Leadership Award


Mongabay board member Holt Thrasher is set to receive the 2018 Environmental Leadership Award from Audubon Connecticut, which he was a founding member of in 2001.

Holt is an active conservationist with deep leadership in the sector, and also has decades of experience in investment banking, IT, and consulting.

From the release:

“Holt Thrasher will receive Audubon Connecticut’s Environmental Leadership Award. Holt has been an active conservationist and nature enthusiast for more than 25 years. He is Chairman Emeritus of the National Audubon Society. In 2001, he was a founding member and Chair of the Board of Audubon Connecticut. He joined Audubon’s National Board five years later and was named Chair in 2008. His leadership played a critical role in advancing Audubon’s legislative, educational, and conservation operations; guiding it to re-establish its science-based mission to conserve birds and their habitats; and strengthening Audubon’s place as one of the nation’s foremost environmental organizations. He currently serves as Trustee and Treasurer of the National Marine Sanctuaries Foundation and is a Director of Mongabay, an environmental media organization.”


Author: Erik Hoffner

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