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Call for Nominees

Date Published: 2/6/24


The Earth Day Committee and Natural Resources Department of Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) is putting out an all-call for 2024 Conservationist of the Year nominees. The annual Conservation Award will be presented this spring during their Earth Day celebration.  

Dakota College at Bottineau has developed a Nature, Technology, and Beyond focus which grew from its founding mission in 1906 of providing educational programming for those choosing a career that promotes care and concern for the environment.  This focus and mission are uniquely expressed in the college’s original mission statements that prescribe practical and efficient training in forestry, horticulture, agriculture, and nursery and greenhouse practice; and, advocates for a trained eye to observe and a skilled hand to execute.

The DCB Conservation Award is presented by DCB to an individual who has demonstrated leadership and has made notable contributions to the conservation, preservation, and enhancement of our precious natural resources. This person will have contributed in an exceptional way in the development, promotion and implementation of projects and activities that have had a significant impact for the common good.

Nominations may be made by contacting Michelle Cauley at 701-228-5498 or The nomination deadline is Friday, March 8, 2024.