The Leopold Conservation Award, which recognizes landowners who inspire others with their dedication to ethical land, water and wildlife habitat management on agricultural land, is coming to New England. New England’s first award recipient will receive the $10,000 award later this year. The Leopold Conservation Award is given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold.
Applications are now being accepted. Owners of forestland and farmland in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont may apply for the award themselves or be nominated by another party.
Applications must be postmarked by July 15 and mailed to: Leopold Conservation Award, c/o New England Forestry Foundation, P.O. Box 1346, Littleton, MA 01460. For more information, visit sandcountyfoundation.org/uploads/New-England-2019-CFN.pdf.