The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ (IASWCD) Friend of Conservation Award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to soil and water conservation in Indiana. Past recipients of this award are not eligible to receive the award again.

Categories for the Friend of Conservation Award are:  Corporate, Individual, and Nonprofit/Government.  One winner from each category will be recognized at the 2019 Conservation Awards Luncheon, which takes place at the 76th Annual Conference for Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts to be held in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown on January 15, 2019.

Application Materials:
The September 7 deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting nominations for this award this year. Thank you!

 Guidelines for this award also found on the application page.
(Note: Click this link for a  Word version of application questions for viewing prior to filling out the online application.)

Supporting Materials: Materials such as articles, photos, etc. that support the nominee’s achievements and leadership are encouraged to be sent as a supplement to the application. They may be emailed to Amy Work at: or send to: Supervisor of the Year Award, IASWCD, 225 S. East St., Suite 740, Indianapolis, IN, 46202. All supporting material must be received by September 7, 2018.

Recognition: One state winner for each category will be recognized at the annual Conservation Awards Luncheon during the 2019 Annual Conference of Indiana SWCDs on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

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