This award is presented to an individual or group in the forest industry for long-term support of forest stewardship.

Criteria:

  • Leadership in the promotion of forestry and forest management among woodland owners. 
  • An advocate for forest management and the use of forest products among the general public.
  • Provided innovative and adaptive management examples so that others may learn from them and advance the practice of forestry.
  • Leadership in the management of privately owned forests.  Leadership within the forest products industry in the education/counseling of peers.

2017 Sustainable Forestry Award Winners. 

Nomination Form & Instructions

Click herefor the 2018 nominees.

Lumberjack's Annual Sustainable Forestry Awards

Forest Steward of the Year Award

Three Categories - Three Awards!  Annually, Lumberjack engages area foresters, loggers, conservationists and community members to nominate individuals or groups to receive the Annual Sustainable Forestry Awards.  The Awards are given out in three different categories.  See categories and nomination forms/instructions below:

This award is presented to a private woodland owner (non-industry) for long-term support of forest stewardship.

Criteria:

  • Leadership in the management of their own forest.
  • Leadership among woodland owners in the promotion of forestry and forest management and education/counseling of peers.
  • Practicing sustainable forest management, including good forest product utilization and be implementing best management practices.
  • Advocate for forest management and the use of forest products among the general public.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a land stewardship ethic that focuses on timber management, fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, soil productivity, aesthetics, and recreation – as a valuable legacy for future generations.

This award is presented to an individual or group for outstanding contributions to promoting good forest stewardship through education and/or example.

Criteria:

  • Advocate for forest management and the use of forest products among the general public.
  • Provided innovative and adaptive management examples so that others may learn from them and advance the practice of forestry.
  • Used science and experience based knowledge to implement timely management practices that have resulted in healthy productive forests.
  • Leadership in the promotion of forestry and forest management and education/counseling of students, woodland owners, forest industry professionals or the general public.

Chairman's Special Achievement Award

2015 Chairman's Special Achievement Award Recipient, Mr. Raymond Rine and his family.

Sustainable Resources for

Vibrant Communities.

LUMBERJACK

RESOURCE CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, INC.


Serving Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Menominee, Oconto,

Oneida, Shawano & Vilas Counties in Northeast Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Friends of Forestry Award