Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Cafferata Named Oregon Tree Farm System Inspector of the Year

Steve Cafferata was recognized as the Oregon Tree Farm System, Inc., (OTFS) Inspector of the Year at the organizations awards luncheon held November 23 at the World Forestry Center in Portland, Ore. As one of four district winners, he is eligible for the National Inspector of the Year award.

Steve, a longtime Oregon SAF member and state treasurer, completed eight inspections and one new certification in 2015. He has been involved in the professional forestry community for over 50 years and willingly shares his knowledge with landowners, providing expertise that translates into field results. In addition to his work with SAF, he is a member of the State Emergency Fire Cost Committee, Oregon Natural Resources Education Fund, and is the manager of significant Boy Scouts of America forest property.