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Local Hero Award Given to

David Mankamyer of Somerset County


Pictured (L to R):  Len Lichvar, Manager, Somerset County Conservation District; David Mankamyer, Conservation District Director and Local Hero Award Recipient; Matt Knepper, PFPA President

October 2016 - The Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association and the American Farmland Trust presented David Mankamyer, Conservation District Director and long time supporter of Somerset Farmland Preservation efforts, with the Local Hero Award.   This award is given annually to individuals who have provided outstanding leadership in the preservation of farmland across Pennsylvania.

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