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Awards and Recognition

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2018 California RCD Employee of the Year Award Presented to Kandi Manhart
by California Association of Resource Conservation Districts

2016 Excellence in Conservation Planning Innovation Award – Soil Health Partnership w/ RCD, UCCE & NRCS – Willows Field Office
by Natural Resources Conservation Service & California Association of Resource Conservation Districts

2015 Blue & Gold Award
by Orland FFA

2011 Certificate of Appreciation Award
by Youth Employment Services Program, GCOE

2011 Partner in Conservation Award
by Natural Resources Conservation Service

“This award was quite a surprise, and we are pleased to have received this honor. However, the true honor is being able to work side-by-side with NRCS staff to carry out our mission, and daily operations, to help the landowners, land managers and communities we represent in Glenn County.”
~ Kandi Manhart, RCD Executive Officer

“It is exciting to receive this recognition from the NRCS.  The RCD and NRCS partnership is critical for implementing on-the-ground conservation practices. I would like to personally thank the NRCS and RCD staffs for their commitment to their county. We look forward to continuing our good work within Glenn County and fostering new projects that will, together, improve our resources.”
~ Mike Landini, RCD President

2008 Outstanding District of the Year Award
by California Organization of District Employees

2008 Conservation Star Award
by California Association of Resource Conservation Districts

2008 Friend of Education Award
by Murdock School in Willows

2007 Watershed Excellence Award
by Sacramento River Watershed Program