In recognition of lifelong achievements in and contributions to field biology, the International Herpetological Symposium is pleased to bestow the Porras Conservation Award. This award is presented to a speaker at the IHS annual meeting who has demonstrated that his or her work represents exceptional accomplishments in the field that benefit herpetological conservation.
2015 – Robin Moore, Ph.D.
2016 – Jeff Ettling, Ph.D.
2017 – Jeffrey Lemm
2018 – Maria Elena Barragon Paladines