07-13-17 Wyoming Stock Growers Association and Wyoming Department of Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Award Seeks Nominees

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Wyoming Stock Growers Association and Wyoming Department of Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Award Seeks Nominees

Award recognizes landowners who exemplify outstanding stewardship

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) and Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) are accepting applications for the 2018 Wyoming Stock Growers Environmental Stewardship Tour, which honors Wyoming ranchers who demonstrate outstanding, sustainable management of natural resources.

The annual award, presented as the most prestigious award within the Wyoming Stock Growers Association’s Environmental Stewardship Program, includes a monetary award, an automatic entry into the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s regional and national awards program and stewardship plaque.

“The WSGA Environmental Stewardship Program has recognized the careful management of our natural resources by Wyoming’s ranchers since 1996,” WSGA Executive Vice President Jim Magagna said. “Each year WSGA and our partners look forward to honoring outstanding landowners for the contribution they make to our state’s economy, environment and culture.”

The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 6, 2017. All materials must be mailed to: Wyoming Stock Growers Association, P.O. Box 206, Cheyenne, WY 82003.

For more information and application materials, visithttp://www.wysga.org/wsga_estprogram.aspx

About the Leopold Conservation Award
The Leopold Conservation Award is a competitive award that recognizes landowner achievement in voluntary conservation. The award consists of a crystal award depicting Aldo Leopold and $10,000. Sand County Foundation presents Leopold Conservation Awards in California, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

About the Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Since 1872, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association has served the livestock business and families of Wyoming by protecting their economic, legislative, regulatory, judicial, environmental, custom and cultural interests. We promote the role of the cattle industry in resource stewardship, animal care and the production of high-quality, safe and nutritious beef. Learn more at wysga.org or call 307-638-3942.

Submitted to BARN Media by:

Haley J. Lockwood

Communication, Publications & Programs Director

WSGA/WCW Young Producers Assembly Secretary

Wyoming Stock Growers Association

307-331-2789 cell | 307-638-3942 ph | 307-634-1210 fax

P.O. Box 206, Cheyenne, WY 82003

haley@wysga.org | www.wysga.org/ | www.realranchers.com/

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