John Burroughs Association Receives 2024 Brandwein Medal

The Paul F-Brandwein Institute presents the 2024 Brandwein Medal to the John Burroughs Association at their Literary Awards Celebration and Luncheon on April 1, 2024 at the Yale Club in New York City. The event honors the best in nature writing. The Medal is awarded in recognition of the Association’s work to elevate the relevance of the writings and perspective of naturalist and author John Burroughs through experiential learning and nature writing today. Jack Padalino, Brandwein Institute’s director emeritus and John Burroughs Association president emeritus, has been a member of JBA for 40 years and nominated the group for this award, recognizing their outstanding record of connecting people with nature.