AWARDS RECENTLY RECEIVED
· National Cooperative Conservation Award – U. S. Secretary of Interior, 2008 http://interior.gov/news/08_News_Releases/080421e.html
· Regional Partnership of the Year - U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, 2007
· Mining Communities in Action – National Summit of Mining Communities, 2006
· 10th AML Anniversary Award – National Abandoned Mine Lands Initiative, 2006
· Bill Simon (Coordinator) – Lifetime Achievement Award for Environmental Stewardship, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2008.
· Bill Simon(Coordinator) – Special recognition, 30th Annual Conference, National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs, 2008.