‘Nominations open for Leopold Conservation Award in Minnesota’

A program that recognizes voluntary conservation efforts on farms and forestland is making its way to Minnesota. The Leopold Conservation Award, presented by the Sand County Foundation and American Farmland Trust, honors private landowners across 27 states, with Minnesota partners Soil Regen and the Minnesota Soil Health Coalition.

“Soil Regen believes that the foundation of agriculture starts from the ground up,” said Liz Haney of Soil Regen. “We are proud to support the diverse conservationists celebrated through the Leopold Conservation Award. They truly embody stewardship of the land.”

Nominations for the award can be made on behalf of a landowner or individuals can apply themselves. The Minnesota application can be accessed on the Sand County Foundation website, with a deadline of July 1st. The award recipient will receive ,000 and have their conservation success story featured in a video and other outreach materials.

“The Minnesota Soil Health Coalition leads the way in conservation by fostering farmer-to-farmer support,” said Mark Gutierrez, Executive Director of the Minnesota Soil Health Coalition. “We are thrilled to see farmers recognized for their outstanding stewardship of the land.”

Named in honor of conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award acknowledges landowners who inspire others with their commitment to environmental improvement.

“Leopold Conservation Award recipients embody Aldo Leopold’s land ethic, showcasing how individuals can enhance land health while producing food and fiber,” said Kevin McAleese, President, and CEO of the Sand County Foundation.

spot_img

More from this stream

Recomended

UPS renews agreement for renewable natural gas with Hexagon Agility

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks in UPS’s fleet will continue to use renewable natural gas (RNG) after the package delivery company signed a three-year extension on its supply contract with...

‘Dr. Pat Cassidy Discusses Net32 in Dentistry’

[embedded content] Dentistry Today’s editor-in-chief, Dr. Paul Feuerstein and Dr. Pat Cassidy, Co-Founder and Chief Dental Officer of Net32, discuss the crucial role of personal patient...

New president appointed at O’Connor Connective

O’Connor Connective, a strategic communications and consulting firm for companies and nonprofits, announces Nina Nolan Rouse as the organization’s president, effective July 8. This will allow founder...

‘Rebrand Shifts Focus to STOP THE TRAFFIK’s Prevention Mission’

STOP THE TRAFFIK, the global charity dedicated to bringing an end to human trafficking worldwide, is unveiling its new brand identity, designed by Fold7 Design. The organisation has succeeded in...

New Flight Route from Dublin to Denver Commences Today

Aer Lingus launched its new non-stop route between Dublin and Denver today, May 17. The inaugural service took flight from Dublin at 3:30 pm on Friday, with the new route operating four times weekly...

Partnership to Introduce AI-Powered Location-Based Products in Korea

Swift Navigation has announced a partnership with SK Telecom to accelerate the deployment of AI-powered, location-based products in Korea. The collaboration involves a carrier-grade network to...