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July 18, 2022
NACD Southeast Region Announces 2022 Conservation Hall of Fame Inductees
SAN JUAN – Today, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) announced the names of eleven individuals inducted into the 2022 NACD Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame.
The NACD Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame annually recognizes and honors individuals from NACD’s Southeast Region who have had a significant impact or influence on conservation practice or partnerships at the local, state, territory, regional or national levels. Inductees were selected by their state or territory associations and inducted into the NACD Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame during NACD’s Summer Conservation Forum and Tours and Southeast Region Meeting held on July 18, 2022 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
“Congratulations to all the 2022 Southeast Region Conservation Hall of Fame inductees and their families,” said NACD Southeast Region Chair Steven Meeks. “We thank you for your passion and your commitment to conserving natural resources for future generations.”
Inductees included: Joseph Laslie Hall, Jr. of Alabama, F. Woody Snell of Georgia, Greg Stone of Kentucky, Pete Hunter of Mississippi, Franklin Williams of North Carolina, Pedro J. Fuentes Ortiz of Puerto Rico, J. Kenneth Mullis of South Carolina, John Thomas Leeman of Tennessee, Richard Chaffin and Steven Meeks of Virginia, and Dale Browne of the Virgin Islands.
About the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)
The National Association of Conservation Districts is the nonprofit organization that represents the nearly 3,000 conservation districts across the United States, their state and territory associations, and the 17,000 men and women who serve on their governing boards. For more than 75 years, local conservation districts have worked with cooperating landowners and managers of private working lands to help them plan and apply effective conservation practices. For more information about NACD, visit www.nacdnet.org.