Nancy Turner Wins Two Prestigious Awards

Nancy Turner (University of Victoria) past president of the Society, recently received two prestigious awards. She received the William L. Brown Award for Excellence in Genetic Resource Conservation and is also one of 10 Canadian researchers awarded the prestigious Killam Research Fellowship for 2007. This is a two year award in which she is going to write a major book on ethnobotany, bringing together 40 years of ethnobotanical research in Canada and worldwide.