Conservation Award Recipient Announced

John Luker is an Environmental Educator, Community Activist, and Guardian of nature’s values and virtues.  He formed and helps guide the Santa Susana Volunteers, a volunteer service organization that works as the stewards of the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park.  He is currently Vice-president of the Santa Susana Mountain Parks Association and is sitting on the Public Participation Group for the Department of Toxic Substances Control dealing with issues related to cleanup of contaminated land and water on and around Rocketdyne’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory.

The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society is proud to present John Luker with our 2011 Conservation Award for demonstrating leadership, reason, enthusiasm, and commitment to effectuate positive change for our environment in the Simi Hills and the Santa Susana Mountains.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend our Awards Banquet, where the presentation will be made, on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys.  There will also be a program by Mel White (prolific author and film-maker) on a recent scientific expedition to New Guinea.  Click for more information or call (818) 360-1438.