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Friends President Dub Lyon Receives
2015 Volunteer of the Year Award
On September 28 Friends President, Dub Lyon, was presented with the National Wildlife Refuge Association 2015 Volunteer of the Year at the Flying X Ranch.
Cynthia Martinez, Chief of the National Wildlife Refuge System and David Houghton, President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association flew in to present Dub with his well deserved honor.
Here David Houghton is presenting Dub with the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award.
Acting Refuge Manager, David Maple presented Dub with a flag flown over our nation's capital sent by Rep Roger Williams.
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Our mission is to support, complete, and enhance the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and its diverse ecology and promote its use for recreational, educational, and scientific purposes. Founded in 2002, Friends of Balcones is a 501.c.3 tax-exempt corporation. Headquartered in Lago Vista, Texas, the Friends organization has about 200 members and numerous volunteer-led programs and activities. We are governed by a seven-person Board of Directors and work closely with refuge staff to accomplish our mission.
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