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River Partners’ Staff Receive the James Irvine Leadership Award

John Carlon and Tom Griggs honored for habitat restoration and flood control projects; Their work along rivers seen as a solution to major challenges in California

River Partners proudly announces that its president, John Carlon, and its senior restoration ecologist, Tom Griggs, have won the 2007 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. Out of the six award winners, Carlon and Griggs are the only recipients from the Central Valley. They have been honored by the James Irvine Foundation for successfully advancing the use of ecological restoration for conserving wildlife and enhancing flood protection along the major rivers of California. Together they are responsible for restoring over 6,000 acres in the Central Valley and designing innovative projects which provide non-structural flood control while improving wildlife habitat.

To read more about John and Tom‘s award, visit the James Irvine Foundation's website.

To read the Irvine Foundation‘s press release, click here .

John Carlon & Dr. F. Thomas Griggs
John Carlon & Dr. F. Thomas Griggs
John Carlon & Governor Schwarzenegger
John Carlon & Governor Schwarzenegger