The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts honored state and area Outstanding Conservationist award winners at its annual meeting in Rochester yesterday.
State winners are Dennis and Jenell Week from Douglas SWCD.
Area finalists are:
Area 1 - Larry and Laurie Panek, Pennington SWCD
Area 2 - Dennis and Jenell Week, Douglas SWCD
Area 3 - David and Carole Cartwright, Chisago SWCD
Area 4 - Ray and Ken Taylor families, Dakota SWCD
Area 5 - Jerry and LaVonne Schuelke, Lac qui Parle SWCD
Area 6 - Heins Riverside Farms, Blue Earth SWCD
Area 7 - Charles and Eileen Shimota, Rice SWCD
Area 8 - Marsh Family Farm, Clearwater SWCD
The Farmer is proud to sponsor these special MASWCD awards.