Ronald Pulliam, Regents Professor at the Institute of Ecology, received the Distinguished Landscape Ecologist Award, given annually by the U.S. chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology. It is the chapter’s highest accolade.
Winners are chosen on the basis of providing broad intellectual leadership and high achievement in the field. Earlier recipients from UGA’s Institute of Ecology are Gary Barrett (2001) and Frank Golley (1991).
The International Association for Landscape Ecology is a nonprofit organization linking professionals from a variety of disciplines interested in landscape management, planning and research. It encourages its members to work across disciplines to solve problems applicable to real landscape situations.