Dr. Eaton discovers the world's first "talking" whale
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Awards and Honors

---> Outstanding First Award in Conservation, Illinois Junior Academy Science State Science Fair
---> Outstanding Freshman and Senior Biology Student, Western Illinois University
---> Elected as President, Beta Beta Beta Honorary Biological Sciences Society
---> Elected as V President, Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Western Ill University
---> Nominated by faculty of Western Illinois University for Woodrow Wilson and Danforth Teaching Fellowships
---> Elected President of Conservation, Education and Action Society, U. Washington
---> Fellow in African Big Game Ecology and Behavior from Ford Foundation
---> Several graduate research fellowships and teaching assistantships from U. Washington, U. Missouri and Purdue.
---> Postdoctoal Research Fellow, U. Washington
---> Annual Brooks Lecture, University of West Virginia, 2008
---> Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Alberta, 2003
---> Distinguished Conservationist Lecturer for 2000, North Carolina State University
---> 13 Awards for TV Productions
---> Runner Up, Teddy Awards (conservation division)
for "The Sacred Hunt"
---> Pipe Holder, Cherokee Tradition
---> National Book Awards from American Library Association and Children's Book Commitee-National Science Teachers Joint Council
---> Featured Alumnus, Purdue University and Western Illinois University
From Outdoor Writers Association of America
My four TV productions now are clips, but I am prepared to post the full-length versions on my website
(and on YouTube - they were done in the YouTube format). 
---> First Place in Outdoor Ethics, Magazine Articles, for Proper Hunting Initiation Could Curb Teen Violence, June-July issue, North American Hunter
---> First Place in Natural History, TV Broadcast, for "Orca:The Sacred Whale"
---> Third Place in Outdoor Ethics, TV Broadcast, for "The Sacred Hunt"