Outstanding District Cooperator

This award is given to one District Cooperator each year who does an outstanding job in implementing conservation practices and using creative approaches to land management. District Cooperators may be nominated by any district. One Cooperator from each area will be chosen and recognized at the area and state meetings. Of the five Cooperators selected from each area, one will be chosen as the statewide "OACD Outstanding District Cooperator" and will receive a cash award at a ceremony hosted on Conservation Day at the Capitol. If you have any questions about the application process, please email sarahblaney@okconservation.org.


The nominee must be a conservation district cooperator and must have a conservation plan on file with the local conservation district office.  Current district directors, district employees and employees of NRCS are not eligible to receive this award.

Nomination Procedure

All nominations must be sent to the OACD Area Director representing the nominating district or submitted through this form online two weeks prior to the area meeting.  Download the official rules here.

Nomination Form

Please fill out the form below to complete the nomination. Submissions are encouraged to stay under 800 words, but should describe the nominee's activities to best illustrate why they should be "OACD Outstanding District Cooperator". If you have any supporting documentation that you feel would be helpful, please email it as an attachment to sarahblaney@okconservation.org.

Name of Cooperator to be Nominated *
Name of Cooperator to be Nominated
Cooperator Address *
Cooperator Address
Nomination Submitted By *
Nomination Submitted By
Describe nominee’s efforts to conserve and protect the natural resources associated with their land and their home.
Write a description of conservation practices and structures installed or undertaken by the nominee with an emphasis on innovated conservation management practices.
Describe nominee's involvement in community conservation oriented activities and organizations.