KWOA members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 2020 Aldo Leopold Conservation Award. In Kentucky, Sand County Foundation presents the award in partnership with Kentucky Agricultural Council and Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts. The recipient receives an Aldo Leopold crystal and $10,000.
Leopold Conservation Awards recognize extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation, inspire other landowners through their example, and help the general public understand the vital role private landowners can and do play in conservation success.
The 2020 application will be available in late December – early January. To see the 2019 application go to: https://sandcountyfoundation.org/uploads/Kentucky-CFN-2019WEB.pdf. Deadline for 2020 applications is April 1.
Past Kentucky recipients are: Dr. James Middleton – Munfordville (2019), Trunnell Family Farm – Utica (2018), Tallow Creek Farm – Bradfordsville (2017), Turner Family Farms – Livermore (2016), West Wind Farm – Munfordville (2015), Springhill Farms – Clinton (2014) and Sherwood Acres – LaGrange (2013).