SWCS Mission Statement
The Soil and Water Conservation Society fosters the science and the art of soil, water and related natural resource management to achieve sustainability.
We promote and practice an ethic recognizing the interdependence of people and the environment.
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Past Awards Events
requires human capital.
And, we like to recognize those individuals and organizations who have given more than their fair share of effort towards the cause.
recognizes sustained, outstanding service to the Chapter (members only)
Bobby Brock Soil
recognizes specific contributions to the Chapter’s soil conservation program (member/non-member eligible)
Professional Achievement in Water Quality
recognizes specific contributions to the Chapter’s water quality program (member/non-member eligible)
Unit of Government
recognizes a unit of government for outstanding achievement in, or contribution to, a resource related program (any deserving unit of government is eligible)
recognizes group or individual for outstanding effort or achievement toward goals of the Chapter (member/non-member eligible)
Conservation Steward (Outstanding Layman)
recognizes special efforts toward the Chapter’s goals by one not regularly employed in a resource related field (member/non-member eligible)
Conservation Business (Industrial)
recognizes a private business or industry for excellence in industry resource management (any deserving business eligible)
recognizes an individual or group that has made outstanding achievement in areas that support the objectives of the Chapter (any deserving group, individual, or organization eligible)
Natural Resource Enhancement
recognizes a group or individual who had made significant contributions to natural resource enhancement (member/nonmember/or group eligible)
The Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter provides the following awards...
The members of the Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter are a special bunch...
Over the years, many of our Chapter members have been recognized by the International Soil & Water Conservation Society for their outstanding contributions to the goals and objectives of the Society. Following is a listing, as compiled by Jim Canterberry and Jim Ellis.