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​The Empire Chapter of the SWCS aims to encourage individuals and groups to advance conservation. To recognize such a group, please click above.


The Empire Chapter SWCS recognizes individuals and groups who advance conservation in the following areas.


​AWARD CATEGORIES AND SELECTION INFORMATION


COMMENDATION: For unusual and extraordinary activities and significant contribution in furthering the objectives of the Empire State Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society. Only SWCS members are eligible for this award.

MERIT: For outstanding effort or activity in promoting the conservation and development of natural resources in New York State. Individuals, groups, organizations or businesses are eligible for nomination.

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT: For special accomplishments contributing to the objectives of the SWCS or the Empire State Chapter. Individuals, groups, organizations or businesses are eligible for nomination.

MEDIA: To recognize outstanding news coverage of the SWCS or Empire State Chapter activities. Eligibility is open to all media sources, as well as individual reporters, members of the press, or free-lance reporters and photographers.

CONSERVATION EDUCATION: To recognize outstanding conservation education activities in New York. Individuals, groups, organizations or businesses are eligible for nomination.

​To make a nomination for an award at the Empire Chapter Annual Meeting each fall, please contact a Council member.



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