CA: Applications being accepted for 2018 Leopold Conservation Award

Know of a Golden State landowner who’s a conservation leader in your community? Or, maybe you’re that leader! Nominate a friend, colleague, or yourself for the 2018 California Leopold Conservation Award.

Over 50 percent of all land in California is privately owned, and how people manage this land has a dramatic effect on our environment – helping to combat climate change, boost clean air and water, and protect wildlife.


Dedicated to the spirit of world-renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the Award celebrates the extraordinary efforts of California farmers and ranchers to protect and restore the natural resources they preside over, and aims to inspire other would-be conservationists by promoting a better understanding among the public about the Nominations must be postmarked by July 13, 2018.

The award recipient receives an Aldo Leopold crystal and $10,000. Learn more.

The award is co-sponsored by Sustainable ConservationSand County Foundation, and the California Farm Bureau Federation.