The Yawkey Lumber Company was honored with the 2019 Land Legacy Award for their donation to Northwoods Land Trust of 431 acres of woodlands, wetlands, and natural shoreline in Hazelhurst.
After careful deliberation, two land trusts merged in 2018 to form Landmark Conservancy to further their impact on land conservation. In honor of this successful merger, Landmark Conservancy was named the 2019 Land Trust of the Year.
Four women that make up the Chambers Island Nature Preserve Executive Committee have helped protect nearly 850 acres on Chambers Island, making them the 2019 Conservationists of the Year.
With Bryan Pierce’s recent retirement from his role with Northwoods Land Trust, Gathering Waters presents him with the 2019 Harold “Bud” Jordahl Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades of service to the land trust community.
Gathering Waters named Ben Niemann the the 2019 Harold “Bud” Jordahl Lifetime Achievement Award for creating a land conservation legacy that stretches far beyond his classroom.