Neil Bien was simply going about life on the
family ranch when he received an invitation to be honored in
Washington, D.C. Granted, the South Dakota rancher’s way of life is
anything but simple. Bien has planted nearly 60 acres of trees,
preserved 100 wetlands andrestored 15 more on his 5,000-acre ranch.
That’s why leading environmentalists recognized him with the 2005
National Wetlands Award for Landowner Stewardship in May.
|Recognizing Neil Bien for his efforts to live “with” the land, not “on” the land, the 2005 National Wetlands Award for Landowner Stewardship is presented to the South Dakota rancher in Washington, D.C.|
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