Sussex County Bird Club Honored with 2023 Brandwein Medal for Leadership in Environmental Education
The Paul F-Brandwein Institute presents the 2023 Brandwein Medal to the Sussex County Bird Club at their 70th anniversary celebration in April, 2023. The event features a gala celebration, program presentation, dinner and silent auction. The Medal is awarded in recognition of SCBC’s work to inspire new generations, regardless of age, to experience, embrace and love nature firsthand. Jack Padalino, Brandwein Institute’s Director Emeritus, has been a member of the Sussex County Bird Club for 60 years and nominated the group for this award, recognizing their outstanding record of connecting people with nature. The Sussex County Bird Club, established in 1953, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that encourages the study and appreciation of birds and other forms of nature and furthers the cause of conservation of our natural resources.