2018 Presidential Field Forester Award Winners 

September 16, 2018 

The Society of American Foresters is pleased to announce the winners of the Presidential Field Forester Awards for 2018. The award recipients will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the forestry profession during ceremonies at the 2018 SAF National Convention in Portland, Oregon on October 3-7. 

The purpose of the Presidential Field Forester Awards is to recognize foresters who have dedicated their professional careers to the application of forestry on the ground using sound, scientific methods and adaptive management strategies. The awards will be presented to individuals who have displayed uncommon talent, skill, and innovative methods to achieve a record of excellence in the application of forest management.

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Below is a list of the 11 award winners. Congratulations to all.

Name

District

Derek Churchill

1

Jennifer Beathe

2

Peter Cafferata

3

Doak Nickerson, CF

4

Rick Lucas, CF

5

Geoff Jones

6

Christina Harrigan, CF

7

William Ardrey

8

James Elze, CF

9

Jim Jeter

10

Steven Templin, CF

11