Sand County Foundation proudly presents the Leopold Conservation Award to private landowners dedicated to leaving their land better than how they found it. They exemplify the spirit of Leopold’s land ethic.
In Kentucky, Sand County Foundation presents the Leopold Conservation Award in partnership with American Farmland Trust, and state partners: Kentucky Agricultural Council and Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts. The Leopold Conservation Award recipient receives $10,000 and a crystal award.
Criteria include: Conservation Ethic; Resilience; Leadership and Communication; Innovation and Adaptability; Ecological Community; Water Management