The National Park Service (NPS) recognizes people for their outstanding efforts to preserve and protect wilderness. Click here to meet some recipients of NPS wilderness stewardship awards. Wilderness stewardship awards are presented annually to National Park System parks and employees. In 2004, the award was titled the Director’s Wes Henry National Excellence in Wilderness Stewardship Award in honor of the late wilderness program manager, Wes Henry.
To meet recent recipients of the award, click below.