The St. Croix Watershed Stewardship Award is presented annually by the St. Croix River Association to an individual, business, organization or community for having made a significant contribution to stewardship of the St. Croix and/or its tributaries. The deadline for nominations is April 1. The winner is named at the Association’s spring meeting.
How to nominate: Simply provide the information requested on the form below. If you prefer mailing the application you can download a form here. Attachments that support the nomination are encouraged.
Deadline for nominations: April 1st of the year the award is to be made.
Award criteria: The contributions to be recognized must:
Examples of contributions: improved water quality, raised public awareness of a specific issue, creation of good public policy, protection of a resource via a land trust or wetlands restoration, results relative to specific threats (such as invasive species or river crossings), implementation of zoning ordinances that support preservation of community character, or economic development that is consistent with good river stewardship.
Who Selects the Winner: A committee of officers of the association’s board of directors.
The Form of the Recognition: a plaque inscribed with the individual’s name and the date of the award presented at the Association’s Spring dinner as well as publicity for the person’s contribution in newspapers of communities in the watershed.
Questions? – Julie Hildebrand (715) 483-3300 or any other member of the board.
Dewey Albinson's Untitled - St. Croix River in Winter.
Permission to use Dewey Albinson's painting is provided by the Minnesota Museum of American Art.
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Photo by Cody Christenson, 1st place youth wildlife