Montna wins award for conservation efforts
Appeal Democrat • December 09, 2010 11:46:49 PM
By embracing solar panels, flooding his fields for wildlife habitat and setting aside acreage into California’s first wildlife-friendly agriculture easement, Sutter County rice grower Al Montna has been recognized for practicing exemplary land stewardship and management.
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“Sand County Foundation presents its Leopold Conservation Award to a private landowner who exemplifies the spirit of this emerging land ethic – an individual or a family who translates their deep abiding love for the land by leaving their land better than they found it.” …Sand County Foundation
Leopold Conservation Award 2010
California Farmer • Building Trust wins Al Montna Agriculturalist of the Year.
By Kathy Coatney, July 2004
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