The Pryor Times

October 4, 2012

Award for top conservationist


The Times

— As part of their continuing commitment to Oklahoma and the health of its environment, The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts announced that they will join forces to honor the efforts of the Citizens of Oklahoma who protect and conserve our natural resources by presenting The Nature Conservancy Outstanding Conservation Landowner/Cooperator Award to the Oklahoma landowner chosen for best incorporating natural resource conservation on their property.  

“We are honored to again have The Nature Conservancy as our partner in furthering conservation in Oklahoma,” Joe Parker, President of OACD said.  “Their sponsorship of this award and their commitment to protecting and conserving our natural resources is greatly appreciated.  They are truly committed to the conservation and protection of our soil, water, air, and wildlife habitats.”

The Outstanding Landowner/

Cooperator award is presented annually to the Oklahoma Agriculture Producer judged as having the most extensive and effective natural resource conservation initiative on their property. This includes efforts to conserve and protect Oklahoma’s soil, water, air and wildlife habitats through sound stewardship practices on working agricultural land. The winner of this award will receive $1,500 and a trophy recognizing their accomplishments at the Governors Conservation Awards Ceremony at the Blue Room of the State Capitol during the spring legislative session.