The Lucile Droege Mauntel Conservation Award in honor of Shirley Nicolai, $50 donation by National Capital Area of Garden Clubs, Inc., may be awarded for conservation activities, e.g. education or legislative activity; conservation field project; natural resource development, such as a watershed, erosion control, reforestation, wildlife refuge; overall excellence and well-balanced year's conservation activities.
The Natural Lands Trust Roadside Beautification Award and $100 donation by California Garden Clubs, Inc. in memory of Hilda Fox may be awarded for outstanding, permanent roadside beautification within the state. The program may be continuous, but must have advanced degree of completion prior to making application. This award may be given only once for the same program.
The Harriet Thomas Award and a $100 donation by the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. may be awarded for the most outstanding community project on litter prevention, reclamation and/or recycling. Examples include organizing recycling programs or establishing community composting sites.
The Hazel Johnson Award and a silver tray donation by The Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, Inc. may be awarded for the most comprehensive work and/or study in conservation education.
The Nanine C. Wallis Award and a $25 donation by The Garden Club of Kentucky, may be awarded for conducting the most comprehensive and effective project for bird protection and welfare, e.g. sanctuaries, providing food, houses, and promoting law enforcement relative to bird welfare.
A Certificate of Merit in honor of Deen Day Sanders and a $500 donation by Alice and LeRoy Overton may be awarded for conducting the most comprehensive and effective project on butterflies, e.g. habitat protection, protection of migratory routes, public education, establishment of butterfly gardens at school or community sites.