Shavano Conservation Annual Meeting Banquet and Dance

Join the Shavano Conservation District at their Annual Meeting Banquet as they celebrate being Colorado Conservation District of the Year for two consecutive years. The Annual Meeting Banquet and Dance is Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose. Buy your tickets at

   The evening agenda includes a BBQ Buffet Dinner and Door Prizes; Special Guest Speaker - Adam Chambers, NRCS Scientist and Farmer; Business Meeting & District Report; Awards Presentation:

   • Conservation Producers of the Year

          > Mullins Ranch

          > Ralph and Karen Walchle

   • Conservation Educator of the Year

          > Doug Eccher

   • 2018 Poster Contest - Grand Champions, Live Music and Dancing and a Cash Bar.

   Guest speaker Adam Chambers, Ph.D. is a scientist at the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), working to implement conservation measures on managed agricultural lands.

   Conservation Producer of the Year, Mullins Ranch, has made numerous conservation and habitat improvements to their property in the last several years. Ralph and Karen Walchle, also to be awarded Conservation Producers of the Year, have been implementing conservation practices on their ranch for over 17 years. Doug Eccher, the Conservation Teacher of the Year, teaches middle and high school science at Peak Academy in Montrose, CO.  

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