Congratulations to the
2009 GOLDEN PADDLE AWARD WINNERS
Golden Paddle Awards recognize leaders in watershed stewardship
and natural resource conservation in the Illinois River Watershed.
Six awards are given annually to individuals or entities that
exemplify good stewardship in the protection,
preservation, and enhancement of the watershed.
Gene Pharr, Washington County Farm Bureau
Flint Creek Power Plant, Gentry
Eagle Watch Nature Trail
Ozark Ecological Restorations, Siloam Springs
Stitt Energy Systems, Inc., Rogers
City of Fayetteville, Mayor Lioneld Jordan
West Side Treatment Plant & Woolsey Wet Prairie
Susan Bolyard, US Geological Survey Hydrologist
Over 100 people joined the IRWP in honoring these
2009 recipients at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale at the annual IRWP Stakeholders Meeting, November 10.
To join 202 members of the IRWP today and go to
Thanks to our Sponsors, Members, and Volunteers
for your many contributions to preserve, protect and restore
the Illinois River Watershed.