Phil Taunton Awarded Volunteer of the Year distinction
The National Wildlife Federation has awarded Phil Taunton it prestigious Volunteer of the Year award for 2012 for his indefatigable efforts to enlighten people about the importance of wildlife conservation in their lives. Phil is pictured here with Larry Schweiger (right) & Steve Allinger (left). He is well known for hosting the popular “What’s In Outdoors” radio show on KVOE in Emporia. His endless efforts have involved anti-poaching legislation and his spearheading the immensely popular and important publication “Last Child on the Prairie: A Directory for Parents and Teachers for Returning Children to the Outdoors”. Phil is also on the board of directors of the Kansas Wildlife Federation.