The National Wild Turkey Federation Indiana State Chapter has honored Savanna Vaughn with the 2019 “Save the Habitat” Award. She serves as property manager of Pigeon River River Fish and Wildlife Area in Lagrange County. It is part of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife.
The “Save the Habitat” Award is given to individuals who have devoted time and energy to the conservation of wild turkey and the preservation of Indiana’s hunting tradition. Vaughn, with the support of NWTF, has worked over the past four years on a 100-acre project at Pigeon River that included converting old agricultural fields into habitat designed for the benefit of wild turkey.
Pigeon River FWA is dedicated to providing quality hunting and fishing opportunities while maintaining 11,794 acres of land, 529 acres of lakes and impoundments, and 17 miles of free-flowing river.