The Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ (IASWCD) Friend of Conservation Award recognizes individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to soil and water conservation in Indiana. Past recipients of this award are not eligible to receive the award again.

Categories for the Friend of Conservation Award are:  Corporate, Individual, and Nonprofit/Government.  One winner from each category will be recognized at the 2020 Conservation Awards Luncheon, which takes place at the 77th Annual Conference for Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts to be held in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown on January 14, 2020.

Application Materials:
Due September 6, 2019

Guidelines for this award can be found on the online application page.
(Note: Click this link for a word version of the  2019 Friend of Conservation Award_guidelines & questions for viewing prior to filling out the online application.)

Supporting Materials: Materials such as articles, photos, etc. that support the nominee’s achievements and leadership are encouraged to be sent as a supplement to the application. They may be emailed to Amy Work at: or send to:  IASWCD, Friend of Conservation Award, 225 S. East St., Suite 740, Indianapolis, IN, 46202. All supporting material must be received by September 6, 2019.

Recognition: One state winner for each category (Corporate, Nonprofit/Govt, or Individual) will be recognized at the annual Conservation Awards Luncheon during the 2020 Annual Conference of Indiana SWCDs on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.