Nik Lopoukhine, Chairman of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), has recently received new honors for his diligent work as an advocate of protected areas.
He has been selected by Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society to receive the prestigious J.B. Harkin Award for 2012. Harkin is considered the Father of Canadian National Parks. This award is given to those who have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to the conservation of Canada’s parks and wilderness.
We send Nik our hearty congratulations - "Well done, sir!".