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IESAF Member Spotlight - Ron Mahoney

July 17, 2014  • 

Alex Benson of Idaho Department of Lands helps carry boards from trees that were planted more than 20 years ago to monitor growth characteristics and potential forest products markets. The boards were being cut at the University of Idaho Sandpoint Research Station.

IESAF Announces Robert "Bos" Bosworth Leadership Sponsor Fund

June 5, 2014  • 

Throughout his professional career and into retirement, Bos was extremely committed to the SAF and the goals, objectives and its mission of the Society. The intent of this fund is to provide support to Inland Empire SAF members to attend leadership activities that would further the leadership skills of their members. 

Society of American Foresters Announces New Chief Executive Officer

May 28, 2014  • 

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has hired Matthew E. Menashes as its new Chief Executive Officer. Menashes, who will begin his new role on June 2, will succeed SAF’s previous executive, Michael T. Goergen, who left SAF in September 2013.

The Golden Voice

April 10, 2014  • 


Many people like to travel and are interested in visiting new places.  I am one of those people, and I have found that there are quite a few foresters who also are interested in what is going on in other countries and are curious about silvicultural practices in other parts of the world. 

In 1996, after retiring from the SAF staff, I approached Executive Vice President Bill Banzhaf about resurrecting the international study tour program that had been dropped a few years previously . . .