To recognize individuals who have made unusual and extraordinary
contributions to Soil and Water Conservation in Arkansas. To preserve the
unique history of achievements of the leaders of the conservation movement
Any person, man or woman, living or deceased, who has made unusual and
extraordinary contributions in the field of conservation, may be nominated
for the AACD Hall of Fame. All nominations must be submitted by a current
AACD member. Nominations must be submitted on a standard Nominating Form and
signed by the AACD member making the nomination. The Nominating Form may be
supplemented with up to three pages of additional documentation using 81/2 x
11 paper, front only with 12pt or larger font size. In addition, three (3)
letters of support for each nomination will be accepted.
Guidelines for Selection:
Nominees for the AACD Hall of Fame shall be considered based on the
1) Demonstration of truly outstanding leadership in the field of Soil
and Water Conservation.
2) Made unusual and extraordinary contributions to
the protection of Arkansas’s Soil and Water Resources.
3) Has received recognition of his/her peers in the
field of conservation.
4) Made noteworthy accomplishments in fields other
5) Possesses impeccable character.
Completed nominations will be judged by the AACD Executive Committee. A
maximum of two individuals per year may be inducted. It is not mandatory
that the Executive Committee select an honoree each year.
Honorees selected shall be recognized in appropriate ceremonies at the
Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Association of Conservation District Board.
The Honoree will be presented with a display, recognizing the honoree’s
induction into the AACD Hall of Fame. Honoree’s names will be added to the
permanent AACD Hall of Fame plaque, which shall be placed at the Arkansas
Association of Conservation Districts in Little Rock.