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Executive Director Mr. Raju Acharya and Yadav Prasad Ghimirey received 'Special Achievement Award' for exceptional contribution to owl conservation in Nepal in 2011 and 2020. The award is presented annually to people around the world who have done tremendous work in the field of owl research and conservation by Houston Nature Center, Minnesota. Mr. Raju Acharya was the first Asian to have been conferred with this award.  


Other award to Mr. Raju Acharya

National Wildlife Conservation Award 2018 by Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation, Nepal (for exceptional contribution to owl research and conservation).

Late Chandramaya Dhewazu Biodiversity Conservation Award 2018 by Zoological Society of Pokhara for exceptional contribution to owl conservation in Gandaki province.

Special Felicitation by Chisapani Youth Club, Pokhara in 2019 for contribution towards wildlife conservation in Madi Rural Municipality, Gandaki Province.

Special Felicitation by Madi Rural Municipality, Kaski Nepal, 2022 for contribution towards wildlife conservation.  

Chiranjeevi Khana
l, executive member of FON and team leader of Hyaena special project, was awarded the Matthew Preece & Yeshi Choden Lama Young Conservation Leader Award-2015 by WWF Nepal on the occasion of 9th National Conservation Day.