Medina Journal-Register — Dan Schuth has a knack for obtaining grants, solving drainage problems and getting things done and for his efforts, he has been recognized with a merit award from the New York State Conservation District Employees Association.
A manager with the Orleans County Soil and Water Conservation District, Schuth received the award for his outstanding work while serving as first a Water Quality Technician followed by District Manager at Orleans County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Schuth Received the Division 1 Merit Award on March 14 at the association’s annual banquet in Auburn. Division 1 includes the eight counties of, Orleans, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, and Wyoming. Only one individual from a division is eligible to receive this award every year.
Over the years Schuth has been successful in completing several grants, solving many drainage problems, maintaining and creating relationships with county and town officials and assisting in the organization of many work related events, along with many other important tasks that the district manager has to fulfill.
“Through his efforts and talents the Orleans County SWCD is continuing to implement many needed programs while supporting the community and Orleans County government as it continues to grow in the economically challenging times,” a soil and water conservation district representative said in a press release.