Conservation awards: Local trio take bow

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Posted: November 20, 2012

The Winchester Star

Mark Zimmerman, a member of the local Trout Unlimited chapter, won a Conservation Educator Award for 2012 for his work with the Trout in the Classroom project. Here, Zimmerman teaches some of his students.
Timothy W. Kettlewell (left), of Stephens City, was named Frederick County’s Conservation Farmer of the Year by the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District for his efforts to protect the quality of water in Stephens Run and a spring-fed pond on his 91 acres. Kettlewell, helped by his wife and son Timothy (right), has fenced cattle from streams and planted trees on banks to prevent soil erosion and sediment pollution.

STRASBURG — There’s something fishy about Mark Zimmerman, and the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District honored him for it last week.

Zimmerman — a member of the local Trout Unlimited…



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