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 78th Annual Conference for Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts to be held January 2021.

Application is due September 18, 2020.

Application can be found here:  online application page (Guidelines for the application are included on the online application page.)

This word document is a sample guide with the application questions: 2020 Friend of Conservation Award_guidelines & questions. Please use the “online application page” to submit the 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: All supporting material must be received by September 18, 2020. If you need assistance with this piece, please contact Amy.

Recognition: One state winner for each category (Corporate, Nonprofit/Govt, or Individual) will be recognized at the 2021 Annual Conference of Indiana SWCDs.