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AL Bulletin 190-14-3

Date:  August 6, 2014

Subject:  ECS - Nominations for the Annual Jerry L. Johnson Award

Purpose:  To notify NRCS personnel to submit nominations for Jerry L. Johnson Award.

Expiration Date:  December 30, 2014

Action Required By:  September 24, 2014

Alabama NRCS is seeking nominations for the annual Jerry L. Johnson Award. This award is given to an Alabama NRCS employee for "Excellence in Public Service through One’s Family, Employment, Profession, and Community." The nominated employee who exhibits the characteristics of Jerry Johnson’s spirit and concern for this family, fellow employees, the environment, and his community will be recognized. All NRCS employees in Alabama are eligible.

The recipient of the award will be presented a one-of-a-kind hand-made award at the Alabama Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting in November.

Persons may nominate themselves or anyone whom they believe to be qualified. If you previously submitted a nomination for someone who did not receive the award, please resubmit it.

Nominations must be submitted in writing on or before September 24, 2014. The official nomination form and additional information about Jerry and the award is on the Alabama NRCS website.

Submit nominations to, or obtain additional information from:

NRCS State Conservationist
P.O. Box 311
3381 Skyway Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36830
Phone: 334-887-4500

For over 30 years, Jerry L. Johnson served conservation in Alabama. As NRCS State Staff Forester, he worked with the conservation partnership to assist landowners with natural resource concerns. His work and dedication positively impacted the forest, wildlife, and water resources of our state.  He passed away on December 31, 2003, after a lengthy battle with cancer, only a few months after retiring from the agency.


Acting State Conservationist



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