The BSA Distinguished Conservation Service Awards are the highest conservation-related awards in Scouting. Scouts and Venturers working on this Award complete two major conservation projects in different areas of conservation and earn conservation-related Merit Badges or complete related requirements. If you are a Scout or Venturer who is interested in conservation and want to complete significant and meaningful conservation projects, this award is for you! To learn more please contact the BRMC Council Distinguished Conservation Service Awards Coordinator, William O’Brochta at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You must contact William before starting to work on a DCS Award. The Blue Ridge Mountains Council Conservation Committee maintains a BSA Distinguished Conservation Service Awards Guide as a resource for Scouts and Scouters. To access the Guide, please visit