Out of the thousands of retailers serving the wild bird marketplace, 16 nominees were chosen for the 2015 “Best Birding Retailer of the Year Awards”. The nominees were selected by several leading birding industry suppliers and peers. Criteria included direct support for wild bird sanctuaries, wildlife refuges, bird rescue and rehabilitation efforts, wild bird-specific education and have an overall impact within their community and beyond.
“The success of the industry as a whole is testament to their hard work and creativity, and they deserve to be recognized for the work they do. Both birds and birders are better for it, and we all appreciate their efforts.” Birding Business Publisher Ray David continues, “All of these nominees have done a remarkable job educating customers and impacting their communities with the appreciation of nature. It’s time these champions of the industry be given worthy recognition for their dedication and hard work.”
All of us here at Wild Wings are extremely proud to be apart of this elite group of retailers!