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Annual Conservation Achievement Awards

Nominations OPEN for the WWF 2020 Conservation Achievement Awards!

The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation hosts its Annual Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet to recognize and honor those whose achievements and practices in natural resource conservation deserve statewide recognition. The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation’s Achievement Awards are among the most reputable for conservation efforts. They are presented annually on behalf of WWF’s members and its statewide network of affiliated organizations.


Deadline: Early March 2020; exact date TBD by committee.

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Awards Banquet Date: April 11, 2020; Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

2018 Conservationist of the Year

Dick Baudhuin

2018 Conservation Achievement Award Winners

2018 Hunter Safety Education Instructor of the Year

Gary Dunsmoor

2018 Conservation Organization of the Year

Bill Cook Chapter of the IWLA

2018 Forest Conservationists of the Year

Chuck Pogorelcnik

2018 Conservation Legislator of the Year

Rep. Nick Milroy

2018 Conservation Communicator of the Year

Todd Franklin

2018 (CLC’s) Mentor(s) of the Year

George and Betty Borchert


2018 Forestry Professional of the Year

Jim Warren

2018 Wildlife Professional of the Year

Nathan Roberts

2018 Wildlife Conservationist of the Year

Dan Renzelman

2018 Fishery Conservationist of the Year

Justin and Lynn Isherwood

2018 Conservation Educator of the Year

Renee Wahlen

2018 Warden of the Year

Mark Schraufnagel

2018 Youth Conservationist of the Year

Sawyer Boldt


Please Read the Nomination Guidelines and Conservation Award Descriptions before Nominating Someone for 2020. 

Nominations OPEN for 2020