2006 Excellence in Craft Awards and Sponsors

Magazine Feature Short (1000 words)    

Sponsor:  La. Association of Professional Biologists 

1.    The Old Christmas Tree, John Simeone

2.    Katrina: As Inevitable as Preventable, Todd Masson

3.    The Halloween Deer, Don Dubuc


Magazine Regular Feature  

Sponsor:  Louisiana State Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation

1.    Living (DU) Large, Todd Masson

2.    Hopedale Springs Eternal, Rusty Tardo

3.    Jump Start, Susan Gros



Sponsor:  Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries

1.    The Man Who Fishes in Silence, Glynn Harris

2.    Iaconelli’s Outburst, Don Dubuc

3.    Christmas Gift, Don Dubuc



Sponsor:  Louisiana Sportsman Magazine

1.    Outdoors with Don Dubuc – video cassette, Don Dubuc

2.    Erosion of Louisiana Marsh, CT Williams

3.    Paradise Louisiana-Episode 156, Joe Macaluso, Gary Rispone and Frank Hillyard



Sponsor:  LSU Ag Center and Louisiana Sea Grant College Program

1.    Manchac Wonderland, Deborah Burst

2.    Shallow Jaws, Todd Masson

3.    Tough Turkey Tactics, Andy Crawford


Black and White Photo

Sponsor:  Louisiana Charter Boat Association

1.     Avery Island white egret, Deborah Burst

2.     Holly Beach seagulls, Deborah Burst

3.     Coondog pack, Lyle Johnson


Color Still Photo

Sponsor:  Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau

1.      Jumping Redfish, Chris Holmes

2.      Mallard at Water, Rene Hatten

3.      Big Branch Sunset, Deborah Burst


Coastal Wetland Topic Articles

Sponsor:  CWPPRA

1.      Scientists Working to Restore Bayou St. John, Todd Masson

2.      Environmental Damage will be Felt for years to come, Andy Crawford

3.      Restoration Options Still Painful after Katrina, Rita, Todd Masson