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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


This year's award application period is now closed.  The MASWCD Awards Committee met on September 30 to judge applications and select award winners.  Winners will be recognized at the MASWCD Annual Convention on December 8th and 9th, as follows:


Monday, December 8th

MASWCD Awards Luncheon

11:45 am–1:45 pm

Tuesday, December 9th

MASWCD Outstanding Conservationist Luncheon

12:15 – 2:15 pm

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

MASWCD Media Award

honors an individual or organization for enhancing the visibility of SWCDs and their programs in Minnesota

MASWCD Teacher Award

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

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

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 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



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