Honors and Honorees

1993 – The Linn Conservancy received the Swank Award from the Northumberland County Conservation District for the Conservancy’s work in the Montandon Wetlands.

1994 – The Linn Conservancy received the Director’s Award from the Union County Conservation District for the Conservancy’s work in Union County.

2008 – The Linn Conservancy received the Director’s Award for Environmental Awareness from the Union County Conservation District.

Awards Presented by the Linn Conservancy:

Achievement

2002 – Northumberland County Agricultural Preservation Program
2003 – Dersham Family

Jeff Bowers Award

2012 – Thom Fantaskey, Shawn McLaughlin

2013 – Shanon Burkland Stamm

Lifetime Achievement

1997 – Richard Nickelsen
1998 – John G. Clark, David C. Johnson
2001 – Mifflinburg Middle School Outdoor Education Program, Warren G. Abrahamson
2006 – Jeff Bowers

2014 – Alan Schweinsberg

Service Award

1997 – Joseph Priestley Unitarian Fellowship
1999 – JPM Company, Union County Agricultural Preservation Board
2000 – Geoff Goodenow
2002 – Neal Woodruff
2004 – Ed Culver, June Masters Hoyle
2005 – Florence Pyle
2007 – Roger Curran
2009 – Judith Ellis and Susan Travis
2010 – Terry and Dotti Zimmermann, Ruth Bradford Burnham
2011 –  Diane Donato, Wayne McDiffett
2012 – Joseph Southerton

2014: Tom Gibson

2015: Lower Penns Creek Watershed Association

2016: Bill Deitrick

2017: Pat Arduini

Stewardship Award

1997 – Margaret Seebold
1999 – Benjamin and Geneva Chambers
2005 – Mary Koons
2006 – Markunas Family
2007 – Allan Grundstrom
2008 – Ryan Stush, Tom Travis

2017: Mary Ann Haladay-Bierly

Additionally, in 2015, Shade Mountain Winery was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation. And, in 2016 Bob and Barbara Koch, Christopher Lee and Dawn Warren and Peggy Lauver were recognized for donation of agricultural easement rights to Union County’s Agricultural Land Preservation Program.