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Longs Peak Council

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Project SOAR - Save Our American Resources

Award Winning Program

The Longs Peak Council Project SOAR Program, under the leadership of Ray Boice, has been such a significant impact in the environmental and conservation fields that the following awards have been presented:
  •  Youth Conservationist of the Year Award, 1980, Nebraska - Wildlife Federation
  •  Wildlife Federation Conservation Educator of the Year, 1981 NE Wildlife Federation.
  •  * Green seal Award, 1982, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  •  Certificate of Accomplishment in Conservation, 1982, NE Game & Parks Commission.
  •  Western Nebraska Youth Conservationist of the Year, 1982, Nebraska Game & Parks Commission.
  •  Keep America Beautiful Award, 1982 & 1983
  •  Annual Conservation Award, 1983, Wildcat Audubon Society
  •  * Arbor Day Award, 1983, National Arbor Day Foundation.
  •  * Gold Seal Award, 1984, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  •  * Hornaday Award presented to Ray Boice, 1985, Boy Scouts of America
  •  * Sol Feinstone Environmental Award, 1986, International Congress of Ecology, Syracuse, N.Y. presented to Ray Boice.
  •  * Gold Seal Award, 1987 U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  •  Youth Conservationist of the Year Award, 1988, Nebraska Wildlife Federation.
  •  * Conservation Award, 1990, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.
  •  Nebraska Youth Conservationist of the Year, 1990, Nebraska Wildlife Federation.
  •  * Certificate of Merit, 1991, National Arbor Day Foundation.
  •  * National Semi-Finalist, 1992, Take Pride in America Award.
  •  * Volunteer Service Award, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1992-93.
  •  The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Conservation Award, 1996
  •  Secretary of State, Gold Seal Commendation, Nebraska, 2001
  •  Youth Conservationist of the Year Award, Nebraska Wildlife federation, 2001
    * National Honors
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