John Stierna, a conservation expert with the American Farmland Trust, has received the Norman A. Berg Conservation Legacy Award.


The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in advocating the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources, and whose service and accomplishments have made widely recognized contributions to the development of leading edge technologies that serve conservation. Stierna has over 45 years of experience in natural resources and agriculture as an economist and policy analyst in both the public and private sectors.