2017 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. 9, 2017 at the Triplett Tech campus in Mt. Jackson, Va.

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

AGRONOMIC AWARDS

Clarke Count, Richard R. Hissong
Mercer vu Farms
Frederick County, Daryl R. Russell
Pine Hill Farms, LLC
Shenandoah County, James B. Vann
Vann Enterprises, LLC

CLEAN WATER FARM AWARDS
Clarke CountyMorning Star Farm
Ronald N. & Elizabeth A. Light

Shenandoah County, September Farm
John & Kim Hafner

CONSERVATION FARM AWARD
Clarke County, Beverly B. McKay
Hazelwood Corporation

Frederick County, Marcus M. Adams
M.M. Adams & Son, Inc.

Shenandoah County, Michael W. Dirting
D&M Farms, LLC

Shenandoah County, Lonnie Eaton & Son

Warren County, Edwin M. Eastham III

EDUCATION PARTNER OF THE YEAR
Lord Fairfax Community College, Christopher Boies
Vice President

CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP AWARD
Shenandoah County Farm Lessee Guy M. Gochenour
Shenandoah County, Robert A. Clark
Virginia Cooperative Extension

URBAN AGRICULTURE AWARD
Opequon Presbyterian Church Community Garden, Tammy Batcha
Community Garden Manager

URBAN CONSERVATION PARTNER AWARD
Master Gardener Sari Carp and VCE Horticultural Agent Mark Sutphin

URBAN FORESTRY AWARD
Clarke County, Mark Buscaino
Casey Tree Farm

CONSERVATION EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

 Stephen Nickolas Livesay
Conservation Specialist

LFSWCD DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Richard W. Hoover
Chairman, Director, Warren County