For Immediate Release
March 28, 2011
Micron Bio-Systems presented with 2011 “Boss Gobbler Award”:
Buena Vista VA— On Saturday March 26, 2011, during the Rockbridge Chapter of The National Wildlife Turkey Federation‟s annual dinner, Micron Bio-Systems was awarded the “Boss Gobbler Award” for unselfish dedication to the conservation of our wild turkey and our hunting heritage.
The National Wildlife Turkey Federation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving wild turkey and our hunting heritage. The NWTF has worked to not only conserve nearly 16 million acres of habitat for hundreds of species of upland wildlife, but also to bring new conservationists and hunters into the fold. The NWTF offers multiple outdoor education events, along with the Women in the Outdoors, Wheelin‟ Sportsmen, JAKES, and Xtreme JAKES youth outreach programs.
Micron Bio-Systems, an international biotechnology company using cutting edge scientific research and expertise to address agricultural and environmental issues, with US headquarters in Buena Vista, VA is dedicated to supporting local educational opportunities for youth in rural Virginia. Over the years Micron has contributed regularly to support the local Rockbridge chapter of the NWTF. In alignment with NWTF beliefs, Micron will continue to foster education as the „key to cultivating future stewards and support for the conservation of the wild turkey, our natural resources and the outdoor heritage we treasure.‟ (NWTF.org, 2011)
NWTF.org, 2011, retrieved March 28, 2011 from: http://www.nwtf.org/outreach.html