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Registration begins for Monroe County land stewardship awards banquet

Registration begins for Monroe County land stewardship awards banquet


The Monroe County Land Conservation Department will host a Land Stewardship Awards Banquet to recognize and celebrate the 2019 Conservation Farmer, Conservationist and Tree Farmer of the Year on Saturday Jan. 25, 2020, beginning at 6 p.m.

The department will be recognizing outstanding individuals, nominated and selected by their peers, who have a history of land stewardship and commitment to conservation.

This Year’s Award Winners:

  • Conservationist of the Year—City of Sparta.
  • Conservation Farmer of the Year—Joe and Deb Hemmersbach.
  • Tree Farmer of the Year – Chris and Joyce Barlow.

The banquet will be held at Jake’s Northwoods in Sparta and will consist of an evening meal, program featuring WCOW morning show – Ben & Arnie, award presentations and youth conservation poster contest recognition.

Registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 17.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased through the Land Conservation Dept., 820 Industrial Drive, Suite 3, Sparta, WI 54656. Contact—Arin @608.269.8973, email: or visit the for additional information.


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Steve Rundio is editor of the Tomah Journal. Contact him at 608-374-7785.

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