By: Katie Hafner, Soil Conservationist
On June 27th, the Clinton Conservation District held their 68th annual meeting at AgroLiquid Conference Center. Over 120 guests attended and enjoyed a great meal as well as a Birds of Prey show by the Wildlife Recovery Association.
Baese Family Farm, LLC, was recognized with the Conservationist of the Year award, for improvements toward a more conservation-minded farming operation at their dairy farm in Elsie.
Jack Enderle was recognized as a
Lifetime Partner in Conservation for his decades of continued dedication to conserving Clinton County’s natural resources.
Some highlights of the district’s 2021 accomplishments include: selling over 20,000 trees that were planted locally, assisting NRCS in managing over 6,800 acres in conservation programs, helping 16 farms become MAEAP verified, and connecting with over 150 attendees by providing workshops on native plants and cover crops.