Lee McDaniel, NACD Executive Board Member and Deer Creek Watershed Association past president and board member from Darlington, Md., was honored with the prestigious President's Award - one of highest forms of recognition bestowed by the nation's largest private lands conservation organization.
"Someone who has been truly instrumental in helping us make the advances we have is Lee McDaniel
Whenever there's been a challenge or an opportunity, Lee
has stepped up to the plate and gone above-and-beyond for the cause of conservation."
, a beef and crop farmer, is deeply involved in conservation issues both locally and nationally.
serves on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities Advisory Committee
manages family-owned and operated Indian Spring Farms and has been recognized as the Harford Soil Conservation Farmer of the Year.
He currently serves as chairman of the Harford Soil Conservation District.