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BV County Soil & Water Conservation District receives honor for program

Thursday, September 28, 2000

The Buena Vista County Soil & Water Conservation District was recently honored for their ongoing conservation education programs.

Jack Sullivan, chairman of the Conservation Districts of Iowa Education Committee presented the Buena Vista County Soil & Water Conservation District with the state's top education award at the 54th annual conference. There to accept the award were Buena Vista County District Commissioners Dwight Young and Bob Donahoo.

Youth education has always been a top priority with the Soil & Water Conservation District with such programs as the 6th Grade Outdoor Classroom, Conservation Poster Contest, Assembly Programs, Partners In Excellence, 6th Grade Environmental Mini-Course, 3rd Grade Shrub Program, Middle School Essay Contest and Soil Stewardship Week.