THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Madhavan Pillai Foundation for Conservation has selected G Kannan, a forest watcher at Periyar Tiger Reserve in Thekkady, for the Madhavan Pillai Conservation Award-2011 instituted by the Foundation.

Addressing a news conference here on Friday, Balan Madhavan, director of the Foundation, said that Kannan, who has been serving as an anti-poaching watcher and speed boat d