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River Wranglers founder nominated for subconservancy award

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

The Carson Water Subconservancy District has announced the nomination of Linda Conlin to receive the 2010 Andy Aldax Carson River Watershed Award for exemplary service in conservation and protection of the Carson River Watershed.

Conlin was nominated for founding the River Wranglers, a program which promotes high school student mentoring to teach younger children about environmental stewardship in the Carson River watershed.

This award was created in 2007 to recognize individuals or organizations for significant contributions in promoting and achieving the Carson River Watershed’s vision statement.

Conlin’s dedicated service over the past 15 years has included helping to plan and organize various programs and events including Conserve and Celebrate the Carson River Workdays, Trout in the Classroom, Make a Splash with Project WET and Snapshot Day, as well as the Carson River Watershed Interactive Learning Center at the Northern Nevada Children’s Museum.

The award will be presented to Conlin at the CWSD board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in Room 1214 of the Nevada State Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and presentation.

For more information, call Toni Leffler at 887-7450.