Photo Gallery: Audubon Gala Dinner 2013

On Jan. 17, 2013, the National Audubon Society awarded two of the nation’s most prestigious environmental honors on the same night for the first time: the inaugural Dan W. Lufkin Prize for Environmental Leadership and the Audubon Medal. The evening raised over $2.4 million. Read more or see the video.

 

David Yarnold with Dan and Cynthia Lufkin
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David Yarnold with Dan and Cynthia Lufkin

David Yarnold speaks at Audubon Gala Dinner
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David Yarnold speaks at Audubon Gala Dinner

 

David Yarnold with honorees George Archibald and Louis Bacon
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David Yarnold with honorees George Archibald and Louis Bacon

David Yarnold and notable gala attendees
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David Yarnold, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bette Midler, George Archibald, Tom Brokaw

 

David Yarnold and Bette Midler
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David Yarnold and Bette Midler

Uma Thurman and Bette Midler
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Uma Thurman and Bette Midler

 

Donal C. O'Brien, Jr.
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Donal C. O'Brien, Jr.

George Archibald and Dan Lufkin
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George Archibald and Dan Lufkin

 

Louis Bacon receives Audubon Medal
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Louis Bacon receives Audubon Medal from Paul Tudor Jones II, Holt Thrasher, and David Yarnold

George Archibald receives Lufkin Prize
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George Archibald receives the Dan W. Lufkin Prize for Environmental Leadership from Dan Lufkin

 

Tom Brokaw
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Tom Brokaw speaks at the Audubon Gala Dinner

Kennedy, Thurman, Bloomberg
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Uma Thurman, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

 

Louis Bacon
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Louis Bacon

Maya Lin and Stephen Hannock
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Maya Lin and Stephen Hannock

 

George Archibald and Steve Kress
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George Archibald and Steve Kress

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

 

Diana Taylor and Mayor Michael Bloomberg
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Diana Taylor and Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Audubon Gala Dinner at the Plaza
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Audubon Gala Dinner at the Plaza

 

Audubon staff at gala
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Susan Lunden, Peter Vincent, Peg Olsen, Lorraine Sciarra, Jessica Green

David Yarnold and bird models
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David Yarnold and bird models

 

Bette Midler
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Bette Midler

Tom Brokaw and Bette Midler
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Tom Brokaw and Bette Midler

 

Arki Busson and Uma Thurman
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Arki Busson and Uma Thurman

Ambassador Ana Delgado
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Ambassador Ana Delgado

 

Jane Alexander
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Jane Alexander

David Yarnold and Alexis Maybank
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David Yarnold and Alexis Maybank