LouAnn Jacobson Recognized at Annual Meeting
Jacobson is Recipient of BLM Award
LouAnn Jacobson, manager of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument and director of the Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado, received the third annual Bureau of Land Management (BLM) National Landscape Conservation System Leadership Award during Crow Canyon's 2008 annual meeting. This national honor is awarded by the Conservation System Alliance and recognizes a BLM employee for commitment and leadership in managing the BLM's National Landscape Conservation System.
The award was presented by Kevin Mack, representing the Conservation System Alliance. As the nominating organization, Crow Canyon selected the Center's annual meeting as the venue for the award presentation.
LouAnn began her career as an interpreter at Mesa Verde National Park and participated in excavations at Chaco Culture National Historic Park. In 1993, she became the director of the Anasazi Heritage Center. She was then appointed manager of the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument in 2000.
The BLM's National Landscape Conservation System consists of congressionally and presidentially designated public lands recognized for their national significance in cultural, ecological, recreational, and scientific resources. The Conservation System Alliance consists of more than 80 diverse organizations with the combined purpose of supporting the BLM's Conservation System.
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