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Craig Wilson Ecological Stewardship Award

The Foundation for Northwest Illinois

The Craig Wilson Ecological Stewardship Award recognizes an individual or organization that serves the Northwest Illinois community through innovations, education, and awareness in the fields of agriculture, ecology, and conservation. The awards namesake was a Freeport area resident well known for his devotion to agriculture and the out-of-doors, and whom in legacy continues to support the Foundation through The Craig Wilson Trust.

2023: Dave & Pat Casper
2022: Karen & Steven Herdklotz of Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation & Education Center

Craig Wilson (1955-2016)

Craig Wilson was a resident of northwest Illinois and was well-known for his devotion to agriculture and the out-of-doors, and whom in legacy continues to support the Foundation through The Craig Wilson Trust.