In 2007, the Liebig-Preis and the Thünen-Medaille were replaced by the Alfred-Toepfer-Stiftung F.V.S.'s newly created Alfred-Toepfer-Preis for nature conservation, agriculture, agricultural research and forestry.  In 2011, this award was renamed the Cultura-Preis.

List of Award Winners

2012: Dr. Peter Meyer, Nordwestdeutsche Forstliche Versuchsanstalt,  subject area natural forest conservation and research

2011: Dr. Albano Goncalo Beja-Pereira, University of Porto, Portugal

2010: Dr. Jörg Müller, Bavarian Forest National Park Authority, Grafenau, Germany

2009: Prof. Dr. Jan Stenlid, Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

2008: Dr. Angela Karp, Rothamsted Research Institute in Harpenden, Great Britain