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Nominate citizen conservationists by Sept. 1 for Conservation Commission’s Master Conservationist Award and Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.
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MDC: Nominate citizen conservationists for awards

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Jun 14, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation’s Conservation Commission recognizes Missourians who make outstanding contributions to conservation and is seeking nominations by Sept. 1 for its Master Conservationist Award and the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame.

The Master Conservationist Award honors living or deceased citizens while the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame recognizes deceased individuals. Those who can be considered for either honor are:

  • A citizen who performed an outstanding act or developed an innovative idea or technique that contributed to major progress in conservation in Missouri.
  • An employee of the Department of Conservation, other conservation-related government agencies, universities, or organizations who performed an outstanding act or developed an innovative idea or technique that contributed to major progress in conservation in Missouri.

Learn more about the Master Conservationist Award and get the nomination form at mdc.mo.gov/about-us/awards-and-honors/master-conservationist

Learn more about the Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame and get the nomination form at mdc.mo.gov/about-us/awards-and-honors/hall-fame

Anyone can submit nominations and they should include a statement describing the nominee’s accomplishments and a brief biography. A screening committee appointed by the MDC director meets annually to consider nominees with the Conservation Commission conveying final approval.

Submit nominations by Sept. 1 to: Denise Bateman, Missouri Department of Conservation, PO Box 180, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180, or email Denise.Bateman@mdc.mo.gov.

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