Greetings GACAA Members! Time to look at another GACAA Award.  This awards recognizes an agent for his/her work in natural resources and/or aquaculture.  Criteria for applying include answering one or more of the following questions.

1. Describe any natural resources and/or aquaculture related programs you have hosted during the course of the year.
2. Discuss any farm visits, calls and recommendations you have made with clients related to natural resources and/or aquaculture.
3. Describe any programming efforts involving newsletters, publications, web material you have developed or distributed related to natural resources and/or aquaculture.
4. Describe any youth activities or field trips have been involved with related to natural resources and/or aquaculture.
5. What professional associations have you been affiliated with relation to natural resources and/or aquaculture?
6. What other activities have you been involved in to advance or promote the field of Natural Resources and/or Aquaculture?

In 2018 the winner of this award was Mary Carol Sheffield from Paulding County. Her entry is below.

I know that we are all doing some good natural resource work in our counties.  I encourage you to take a look at this awards and consider applying.  The winner receives a certificate and a custom fishing rod.  If you have questions, you can contact Jessica Warren, chair of the Natural Resource/Aquaculture Committee (
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