AWARDS

2017

GRAPHIC DESIGN USA MAGAZINE AMERICAN IN-HOUSE DESIGN AWARD

Of more than 6,000 entries, Graphic Design USA has selected the Mountain Lines 2017 Spring issue for a Certificate of Merit. Only a highly-selective 15% are recognized for this accolade.

Thank you to our talented and dedicated team of writers, editors and photographers for all your much-appreciated hard work, especially:

– Peggy McNamara, editor


– Kathleen Corbett, art director


– Dennis Eckel, designer


– Barb Pringle, writer and proofreader


– Susan Aufheimer, writer and proofreader

2017

RECENT MAYORAL PROCLAMATIONS

 

“The City of Scottsdale is proud to declare Friday, March 10 as Junior Citizen Science Day in cooperation with the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy,” says Mayor Jim Lane. Elementary school children and families will study 16 interactive, fun-filled activities about Sonoran Desert ecology, history and conservation.

2016

RECENT MAYORAL PROCLAMATIONS

City of Scottsdale recognizes 25 years of partnership with McDowell Sonoran Conservancy. At the October 10 City Council meeting, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane proclaimed the month of October, 2016 as “Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve month recognizing 25 years of partnership with the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.” Accepting the proclamation from Mayor Lane are Conservancy Board Chair Greg Kruzel and Conservancy Executive Director Mike Nolan.

2014

VALLEY FORWARD

The Environmental Excellence Awards: Winner of “The Crescordia” Award in the category of Environmental Education/Communication – Nonprofit Organizations to the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy – McDowell Sonoran Field Institute for the Citizen Science Program.

2013

VALLEY FORWARD

The Environmental Excellence Awards Program: “Award of Merit” to the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy for its McDowell Sonoran Field Institute Citizen-Science Program

2011

GOVERNOR’S TOURISM AWARD

Winner, annual Arizona Preservation Award, for “Best Arizona Preservation, the most significant contribution toward the preservation of the legacy of Arizona through championing the sustainability of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve for the benefit of this and future generations.”

2010

INDUCTED INTO SCOTTSDALE’S HISTORY HALL OF FAME

Over the past 23 years, the Council has inducted 127 past and present leaders and 21 organizations into Scottsdale’s History Hall of Fame. Inductees have contributed immeasurably to the rich heritage of Scottsdale, dating back to it’s modern-day founding in 1888 by Army Chaplin Winfield Scott. The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy is honored to be one of those inducted.

2005

VALLEY FORWARD ASSOCIATION/SRP

The Environmental Excellence Awards Program: Winner of “The President’s Award” for the McDowell Sonoran Land Trust’s MSLT Stewardship Program.

2005

VALLEY FORWARD ASSOCIATION/SRP

The Environmental Excellence Awards Program: “Award of Merit” to the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy for its McDowell Sonoran Field Institute Citizen-Science Program.

2005

SCOTTSDALE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Sterling Award, Non-Profit Honoree, McDowell Sonoran Land Trust

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