Awards Luncheon

The Mississippi Wildlife Federation will host the 59th Mississippi Conservation Achievement Awards Luncheon to recognize and honor those whose achievements in natural resource conservation deserve statewide recognition. MWF’s Conservation Achievement Awards are among the most prestigious for conservation efforts. They are presented annually on behalf of MWF’s members and supporters and its statewide network of affiliated organizations.

Awards Luncheon
When: February 21, 2019
Where: Hilton Jackson
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $25.00 per person | $10.00 per child (age 12 and under)

Please call (601) 605-1790 should you have specific questions.

Click here to see past winners.

Congratulations to our 2017 Conservation Achievement Award Winners:

Conservationist of the Year
Sponsored by Chevron
Jack Killgore, Ph. D., Vicksburg

Wildlife Conservationist of the Year
Sponsored by: Barber and Mann, Inc.
Daryl Jones, Ph. D., Starkville

Fisheries Conservationist of the Year
Sponsored by Mississippi Power Company
F. J. Eicke, Ed. D., Ocean Springs

Forest Conservationist of the Year
Sponsored by The Westervelt Company
Chester Hunt, Columbia

Conservation Educator of the Year
Sponsored by: Cooperative Energy
Adam Rohnke, Clinton

Conservation Officer of the Year
Sponsored by: Southern AgCredit
Master Sergeant Sheila Smith, Brookhaven

Soil, Air, and Water Conservationist of the Year
Sponsored by: Sunbelt Sealing
Robin Whitfield, Grenada

Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year
Sponsored by: Anderson Tully Company
Kevin Owens, Booneville

Elected Official of the Year
Mayor Gene McGee, Ridgeland

MWF Preident’s Award
Michelle Blair, Brandon

Catch-A-Dream Volunteer of the Year
Sponsored by: Seth Harris Childhood Cancer Foundation
Gordon Jones, Valley Head, AL

MWF Scholarship Recipient
Alex Davis, Searcy, AR


Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet Photo Gallery

Photos below by: Rick Dillard.  Please feel free to download and print directly from this sight.