Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) has three annual awards to recognize outstanding achievements in the renewable natural resources fields. Two of the awards, established in 1992, were the first to honor interdisciplinary achievements with an emphasis on the application of sound scientific practices in managing and conserving renewable natural resources.
The Sustained Achievement Award recognizes a long-term contribution and commitment to the protection and conservation of natural resources by an individual.
The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes a project, publication, piece of legislation, or similar concrete accomplishment.
The Excellence in Journalism Award honors and encourages excellence in print journalism about natural resources. It recognizes work by an individual, group, or organization.