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Annual Awards

CCCD honors community members and parters who are committed to conservation in our region at our annual meeting. Learn more about our awardees below!


2021 Awardees


2021 Cooperator of the Year

Craig and Megan Jensen

Sun Moon Farm, Rindge, NH

Read more about Craig and Megan, here!

2021 Educator of the Year

Samuel Jaffe

The Caterpillar Lab, Marlborough, NH

Read more about Samuel Jaffe, here!

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75th Anniversary Conservation

Legacy Award

The Monadnock Conservancy

Keene, NH

Read more about The Monadnock Conservancy, here!

Cooperator of the Year

Each year, the CCCD honors an individual, business, or organization with the “Cooperator of the Year” award.  This is done to reward the recipient for cooperating with the Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to conserve the natural resources on their land and exhibiting strong stewardship values.

Past award recipients

2020 - Wingate Farm, Hinsdale, NH

2019 - Mary Ballou, Swanzey NH

2018 - Amy Bodwell & Carol Saunders, Roxbury NH

2017 - Hillside Springs Farm, Westmoreland NH

2016 - Chip Chapman & Sang Curtis, Gilsum NH

2015 – Tracie’s Community Farm, Fitzwilliam NH

2014 – Windy Hill Farm, John & Sandy Salo, Marlow NH

2013 – Windyhurst Farm Partnership, Stuart Adams, Westmoreland NH

2012 – George & Mary Iselin, Earth Haven Farm, Marlborough NH

2011 – Bruce & Jenny Wooster, Picadilly Farm, Winchester NH

2010 – Alyson’s Orchard, Walpole NH

2009 – Brian Rohde , Jaffrey NH

2008 – Siegfried & Margritt Richter, Chesterfield NH

2005 – Brookfield Farm, Chris and Holly Gowdy, Walpole NH

2004 - Boggy Meadow Farm, Walpole, NH

2003 - The Kelly Family of Kelly-View Farm, LLC, Winchester, NH

2002 – Cheshire County Farm, Westmoreland NH

2001 - Keene State College, Keene NH

1999 – Inn at East Hill Farm, Troy NH

1996  - Stonewall Farm, Keene NH

Conservation Educator of the Year Award

Each year the Conservation District selects an outstanding educator in Cheshire County that has instilled a conservation ethic in their students and has a strong commitment to environmental stewardship.

Past award recipients

2020 - Steve Roberge

2019 - Tom Beaudry

2018 - Eleanor Elbers

2017 - Brett and Amy Thelen

2016 - Eloise Clark and Rebecca Whippie

2015 - Susan Meehan

2014 - Distant Hill Gardens

2013 - Marshall Davenson