MACD Awards


The Michigan Association of Conservation Districts annually recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations. This year, the awards will be presented at the 2017 MACD Awards Banquet, Thursday evening, November 2 during the MACD Fall Convention. 

The award recipients are chosen from the nominations received from Michigan Conservation Districts and partners.  We encourage you to nominate a special Director or conservation partner to recognize their support and advocacy of the Conservation District and it's programs and their dedication to the conservation of our natural resources. 

Further information on all awards and nomination forms are provided below.  Please review each nomination form for further award details and deadlines for submission.

Nomination Deadline - Monday, October 16, 2017


Director of the Year Award 

Conservation District staff, directors and conservation partners may nominate a District director who has demonstrated outstanding support, advocacy and leadership at the local level.

Nomination Form

Friend of Conservation Award

Conservation District staff, directors and conservation partners may nominate an individual, business, organization or agency outside of MACD and Districts, for their outstanding contributions to the conservation of our natural resources in Michigan.  

Nomination Form