The Wake Soil and Water Conservation District’s 49th Annual Conservation Awards celebration was held last week at the Farm Bureau in Raleigh.  About 200 people came out for a wonderful evening of dinner and fellowship to honor the 2104 Conservation Award winners.

Agricultural Economic Development Award – Courtney Tellefsen – The Produce Box

 The Dan Wilkinson WRAL Conservation Communication Award – NC Forest Service

 Conservation Partner of the Year – Theodore Feitshans, J.D.

 Big Sweep Excellence Award – Parnell Bell / Blue Phoenix of NC Group

 Community Conservation Award – Randy and Iris Senzig / The Center for Human-Earth Restoration

BC Raynor Friend of the District Award – NC Sustainable Forestry Initiative & NC Forestry Association

Conservation Farm Family of the Year – Dan Moore & Family  

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Agriculture and Forest land in Wake County

Light green is ag land / dark green is forest land

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