Master Conservationist

The Master Conservationist Award honors living or deceased citizen conservationists, former Commissioners of the Department of Conservation and employees of conservation related agencies, universities, or organizations who made substantial and lasting contributions to the fisheries, forestry, or wildlife resources, including conservation law enforcement and conservation education-related activities in the state.

Master Conservationist

  • Edward K. Love (1942)
  • Eugene M. Poirot (1942)
  • George J. Hildner (1942)
  • Harry Plattner (1942)
  • Dorris D. Brown (1943)
  • E. J. Evans (1943)
  • J. T. Montgomery (1943)
  • Eugene Hills (1943)
  • Morton Tuttle (1943)
  • Roland M. Hoerr (1943)
  • Wayne Short (1944)
  • R. A. Langenbacher (1944)
  • Robert F. Redmond (1944)
  • W. H. (Ted) Butler (1945)
  • Allen McReynolds (1945)
  • John F. Case (1945)
  • E. M. Stayton (1946)
  • Chester C. Davis (1946)
  • H. J. Waters (1946)
  • E. Sydney Stephens (1947)
  • Mrs. Virginia Dunlap (1948)
  • Leonard Hall (1948)
  • James Stone (1948)
  • Henry Hill (1949)
  • C. C. Williford (1949)
  • Dean Davis (1950)
  • Ben A. Smith (1950)
  • Robert A. Brown (1968)
  • Ted Scott (1973)
  • Ed Stegner (1977)
  • Marlin Perkins (1982)
  • Thomas Baskett (1985)
  • G. Andy Runge (1990)
  • Woody Bledsoe (1990)
  • Carl R. Noran (1991)
  • Ralph W. Lucas (1992)
  • E.J. “Sy” Seidler (1993)
  • John L. Morris (1993)
  • Elizabeth R. Schwartz (1994)
  • Donald C. Pharis (1994)
  • Dennis Ballard (1996)
  • Peter H. Raven (1997)
  • Charles M. Schlanker (1998)
  • James F. Keefe (1998)
  • Dr. Albert Vogt (1999)
  • Lowell Mohler (2001)
  • Shag Grossnickle (2005)
  • Leo & Kay Drey (2005)
  • Dr. Harry & Lina Berrier (2006)
  • Ms. Pat Jones (2006)
  • Vicki Richmond (2007)
  • Sgt. John Wright (2007)
  • Nadia Narvarrete-Tindall (2008)
  • Warren Wiedemann (2009)
  • Bill Crawford (2010)
  • Leroy Korschgen (2010)
  • Dr. Oscar “Oz” Hawksley (2011)
  • Glenn D. Chambers (2016)
  • Dr. Grant Woods (2018)

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Master Conservationist Nomination Form (pdf, 190 KB)

The Missouri Master Conservationist honors living or deceased conservationists who made substantial and lasting contributions to Missouri's fisheries, forestry or wildlife conservation efforts. Use this form to nominate someone as a Missouri Master Conservationist.

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