The purpose of this award 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 Presidential Field Forester 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.
The Oregon SAF Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in recognition of lifetime contribution to the Society of American Foresters and lifetime achievement in the forestry profession by a member of the Oregon Society. The award is to be presented whenever appropriate to one or more members at the annual meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters.
Objective of Research Award
- To recognize excellence in any field of research that can be applied to the science or practice of forestry in Oregon
- Promote greater recognition of the importance of research in the management of Oregon forest resources
- Recognize individual accomplishment as first priority, but consider team or collective recognition as appropriate.