BRIT’s International Award of Excellence in Conservation Luncheon - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

BRIT’s International Award of Excellence in Conservation Luncheon

Honoring Dr. Thomas Lovejoy



    Under the Tucson Sun

    Join NBC 5 and support the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®) as they honor BRIT’s twentieth International Award of Excellence in Conservation recipient, Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, the renowned tropical and conservation biologist for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. Get your tickets today to this exciting luncheon which takes place on Friday, March 28, at 11:30 a.m. at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Individual seats and corporate/private tables are available. Tickets can be purchased by calling BRIT at 817.332.4441 or online at

    BRIT will also honor three regional sustainability award recipients, TCU, Sundance Square, and John Merrill, for their local sustainability contributions in helping make North Texas a better place.

    BRIT International Award of Excellence in Conservation
    Dr. Thomas Lovejoy – award recipient
    Tropical and Conservation Biologist
    11:30 a.m.
    Friday, March 28
    Omni Fort Worth Hotel
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    BRIT’s 20th International Award of Excellence in Conservation Recipient

    Dr. Thomas Lovejoy
    Dr. Lovejoy’s work in the field of conservation is a remarkable study of how one person can make a difference through the creative application of knowledge. He has been engaged for decades in helping conserve the Amazon rainforest; and his other programs, like his innovative debt for- nature swap concept and his conservation biology initiatives are helping save Earth’s precious biodiversity.

    Regional Sustainability Award Recipients

    Texas Christian University
    From energy and water conservation, design and construction, and food services, to promoting recycling and waste reduction by its student population and offering courses in sustainability, Texas Christian University is committed to being a model conservation-oriented center for higher education.

    Sundance Square
    Sundance Square exhibits leadership within the community by showing how a large, multi-use development can meet its electrical needs while supporting clean sources of electricity.

    John Merrill
    John Merrill has been the Director of TCU’s School of Ranch Management for more than 30 years. Merrill expanded course curriculum which prepares students to manage any type of ranching operation anywhere in the world.