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Over-Achievers & Award Winners

You know the type – they work harder, think smarter, come up with the crazy ideas (that work!).  They work tirelessly, they care deeply, they are fearless.  This section celebrates those over-achievers and their efforts and accomplishments.  Besides the information found here, for  more information about Over-Achievers, click on the Environmental Excellence Awards button.

The Environmental Protection Agency
Annual President's Environmental Student and Teacher Awards:


President's Environmental Youth Award (PEYA): Click here for more information

Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators (PIAEE): Click here for more information


Missouri Department of Conservation:
Nominations for the 2021 Leopold Conservation Award


Tom and Cathy Aley Receive MDC Master Conservationist Award


MDC Wins Multiple Awards at Missouri NWTF Banquet


MDC Congratulates Francis Skalicky on Induction Into Missouri Sports Hall of Fame


MDC Maintains Sustainable Forestry Certification

Missouri Prairie Foundation

Missouri Prairie Foundation Earns National Recognition

The 55-year-old land trust has been awarded accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

St. Louis Cardinals Earn Regional Award for Making Significant Progress in Reducing Food Waste in America


U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools