The Pennsylvania Abandoned Mine Reclamation (AMR) Conference’s coveted “Mayfly Award” recognizes individuals who have dedicated a lifetime of knowledge and expertise to the reclamation of abandoned mines in Pennsylvania. The mayfly was selected as the symbol for this award because its presence in a stream signifies clean water.
The tradition of giving out the “Mayfly Award” started with the 2007 conference and the list of awardees has grown to represents a group distinguished individuals.
2007 – R. John Dawes
2008 – Margaret Dunn & Russ Wagner
2009 – Bob Hedin & Art Rose
2010 – J. Scott Roberts
2011 – Dave Hess
Who will the awardee(s) be this year? Come to the conference to find out!