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Award Programs


MASWCD offers several award programs to recognize the outstanding conservation achievements taking place through SWCDs and their cooperators.

2014 award winners will be recognized during the MASWCD Annual Convention  December 8th and 9th, at the Double Tree by Hilton, Bloomington-Minneapolis South.


2014 MASWCD Awards


The following award winners were recognized at the MASWCD Annual Convention on December 8th and 9th:


SWCD of the Year Award

recognizes and stimulates leadership within the Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) to go above and beyond the base capacity

̃ Cottonwood SWCD

   news release

MASWCD Outstanding SWCD Supervisor Award

honors an SWCD Supervisor who has demonstrated leadership and achieved significant results in the conservation of Minnesota’s soil and water resources

̃ William Lonergan, Jr., Mower SWCD Supervisor

   news release

Outstanding Conservation District Employee Award

(presented by Board of Water & Soil Resources)

̃ Pam Tomevi, Koochiching SWCD

   BWSR news release

MASWCD Outstanding Conservationist Award Program

supported by The Farmer magazine

recognizes individuals, conservation organizations, and others for outstanding accomplishments with implementing conservation practices and improving Minnesota’s natural resources

̃  2014 Outstanding Conservationists by SWCD

  Eight Area Finalists for State Award

̃ State Winner:  Halls Farm

     nominated by Pope SWCD

MASWCD/MPCA Community Conservationist Award

honors an individual, business, municipality, or organization for their concern, cooperation, and/or implementation of conservation practices in a community environment

̃ City of Lindstrom

   news release

MASWCD/DNR Division of Forestry Outstanding Forest Steward Award

honors landowners who have implemented innovative forestry conservation activities, demonstrated leadership and achieved significant results in the protection of Minnesota’s forestry resources

̃ Dale and Suzanne Rohlfing

   news release

DNR Division of Ecological and Water Resources Appreciation Award

̃ Washington Conservation District

MASWCD Teacher Award

honors a K-12 educator/professional teacher who has created innovative conservation education activities for reaching students

̃ Eric Telander, Rush City High School

   news release



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