Congratulations to Lukáš Pawera, the Julia F. Morton Award recipient for the best poster presentation by a young professional for the year 2017. Lukáš is the current Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. He is a member of the Agricultural Botany and Ethnoecology Research Group. The awarded poster Could Bio-cultural Refugia Safeguard Important Reservoirs of Traditional Plant Knowledge in Highly Industrialized Countries? A case study of the White Carpathians, Czech Republic has been presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany in Bragança, Portugal.