Johnny Morris Earns Prestigious Conservation Medal

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NEW YORK – Well-known conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris took home one of conservation’s highest honors last week.

Morris was awarded the Audubon Medal last Thursday at a gala in New York. The Audubon Medal has only been awarded to 59 conservationists, including Walt Disney and President Jimmy Carter.

Morris said receiving the medal is one of the proudest and most humbling experiences of his life.

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