Stewardship awards given
The Klamath Soil and Water Conservation District had its annual awards dinner Oct. 10.
Twelve landowners and properties were given awards for their efforts in stewardship and conservation.
Jesperson Farms of Swan Lake: Water and energy conservation.
Gavin Rajnus Farms of Malin: Innovative conservation methods and conserving wildlife habitat.
Andy Hickey Ranches of Sprague River: Water quality improvement and riparian buffer strip management.
Frank Hammerick of Bonanza: Progressive irrigation water management and water conservation.
Thane Woodley of Lava Beds-Butte Valley RCD: Klamath Basin pump test coordination and energy conservation technology.
Cliff Fox of NRCS Oregon: Multi-state water conservation coordination and conservation leadership activities.
Mike Green of Bureau of Reclamation: Promotion and assistance for no-till farming and innovative habitat through walking wetlands.
Noonan Farms: Innovative conservation land management: no-till farming — wildlife habitat and walking wetlands.
Staunton Farms of Tulelake: Innovative conservation land management: notill farming — wildlife habitat and walking wetlands.
Ron Cole of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Department: Innovative land management with walking wetlands.
Dave Mauser of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Department: Innovative land management with walking wetlands.