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Award Programs


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


2015 award winners will be recognized during the MASWCD Annual Convention  December 7th and 8th, at the Double Tree by Hilton, Bloomington-Minneapolis South.



2015 MASWCD Awards



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


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


MASWCD Teacher Award

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


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


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


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




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