2018 Awards

The Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District awarded local conservation leaders for their contributions toward improving local soil and water quality during its annual awards luncheon on  Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at the Kernstown Battlefield Artillery Annex.

Awards for superior work toward conservation in the LFSWCD were given to: 

AGRONOMIC AWARDS

Clarke County: P.T. Mcintire & Sons
Frederick County: Brian H. Brannon
Shenandoah County: Mt. Airy Dairy, Joseph Beckenstrater Jr.

CLEAN WATER FARM AWARDS
Clarke County: Harvie Farms, David M. Hardesty & Family
Shenandoah County: Frenchfield INC., Warren French

CONSERVATION FARM AWARD
Clarke County: Audley Farm
Frederick County: Cherry Grove Farm, James L. Greene
Shenandoah County: Jeffrey A. Dalke
Warren County: David E. Rice

AGRICULTURE PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Karla Funkhouser (Shenandoah County)

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Sarah Pak (Shenandoah) and Tom Grant (Shenandoah)

EDUCATION PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Pot Town Organics & Gabalot Gardens (Shenandoah County)

URBAN CONSERVATION AWARD
Town of Strasburg

DISTRICT FORESTRY AWARD
David and Daniel Garber (Frederick County)

CONSERVATION EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Robin Coutts, Powhatan School (Clarke County)

CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION
Deborah Cross, DCR

LFSWCD ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
Jim Martin (Warren County)

LFSWCD DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD
H.B. Simpson (City of Winchester)