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The Youth Environmental Science (YES) Medal is presented annually in recognition of a significant contribution to youth learning as citizen environmental scientists.
The Medal is presented to the recipient at an appropriate science, education, or environmental conference and is accompanied by a $10,000 grant to an organization of the recipient’s choosing to further the organization’s work consistent with the objectives of YLACES.
Conversation with David Padgett and Dixon Butler
David A. Padgett, Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Geographic and Information Sciences Laboratory at Tennessee State University, was named the winner of the 2020 YES Medal.
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