Tag Archives: Leopold Conservation Award

Gratitude.

It’s 2022, and we’ve weathered another challenging year. Our ongoing public health crisis and seismic climate paradigm shift revealed a critical truth: we are in this together. The only way we can envision and enable a bountiful water future for all Californians is by working for change with and alongside one another. Us humans, the…

Witcher Creek Ranch Receives 2021 CA Leopold Conservation Award

Photo: Paolo Vescia The votes have been tallied, and thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, we’re pleased to announce that this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award recipient is Witcher Creek Ranch! Finding Balance The Nader family – Marie, Glenn, and their son, Alan – are dedicated to promoting water conservation and soil health on…

Meet the 2021 California Leopold Conservation Award Finalists

Photos: Paolo Vescia for Sustainable Conservation. When it comes to keeping California leading in conservation, our landowners are key front-line defenders of the environment. Over 50% of all land in California is privately owned, and how people manage this land has a dramatic effect on our environment, from combatting climate change, to boosting clean air…

Burroughs Family of Farms Receives 2020 CA Leopold Conservation Award

Photo: Paolo Vescia The votes have been tallied, and thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, we’re pleased to announce that this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award recipient is Burroughs Family of Farms. Continuous Innovation 45 years ago, Ward and Rosie took over Ward’s father’s conventional dairy and beef farm. Today, they work with their…

Rominger Brothers Farms Receives 2019 CA Leopold Conservation Award

The votes have been tallied, and thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, we’re pleased to announce that this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award recipient is Rominger Brothers Farms. First Adopters, Innovators The farm and rangeland owned and managed by Bruce and Rick Rominger represents a community they love, respect, share with others and protect…

Open Nominations for the 2019 CA Leopold Conservation Award

Do you know a California farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond to steward the natural resources under their care? Nominate them for the 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award®! The Award Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes landowners who inspire others with their exemplary dedication to land, water…

Lundberg Family Farms Receives 2018 CA Leopold Conservation Award

The votes have been tallied, and thanks to our esteemed panel of judges, we’re pleased to announce that this year’s California Leopold Conservation Award recipient is Lundberg Family Farms. Pioneering Excellence Begun in 1937, Lundberg Family Farms is a multi-generation organic rice farm and innovative rice products processor. The family’s proven commitment to sustainable farming…

C. Jeff Thomson, International Named 2017 Recipient of the California Leopold Conservation Award

Co-sponsored by Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation, the Leopold Conservation Award honors extraordinary landowner achievement in the voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. We’re proud to announce C. Jeff Thomson International as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious California Leopold Conservation Award®. The award was presented posthumously to Mr. Thomson’s family…