The Kiessling Prize
What is the Kiessling Prize?
Congratulations to Dr. John Paul Rodríguez
Recipient of the 2022 Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize
The Wolfgang Kiessling International Prize is an annually bestowed global award, dedicated to bringing worldwide attention and support to significant achievements in the field of conservation practice, theory, and research that add substantially to humankind’s efforts and knowledge for the benefit of all life on Earth.
– Wolfgang Kiessling
Read the latest Op-Ed from Dr. Robin Ganzert and Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez on the fight against extinction: 50 years after the Endangered Species Act, our fight against extinctions is only beginning »
How To Apply
Applications submissions are now open through April 15, 2023. Apply Now »
Role of Award Recipient
The Kiessling Prize award recipient will travel to the designated awards ceremonies in the United States and Europe to participate in a presentation of their work and receive the award and grant. The winner will also take part in a major media campaign carrying news of the award and the prize-winning conservation work around the world.
FEBRUARY 15, 2023
APRIL 15, 2023
Winner Announced at International News Event