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Tree Farm Awards

 

2017 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year Award:
Congratulations to Dave and Jenny Stoner of Stoner Family Tree Farmer in Craftsbury/Greensboro, VT

Inspector of the year Kyle Mason with Kathy Beland, tree farm inspector. Congratulations Kyle!

Congratulations to Kevin & Emmy Hall of Braintree, VT for being named 2016 Vermont Tree Farmers of the Year! The Hall's are shown below with their tree farm sign.

Emmy and Kevin Hall, center, with Foresters Paul Harwood (right) and Dave Paganelli (left).

Congratulations to Tree Farm Inspector Steve Handfield for being named Inspector of the Year for 2015. Handfield shown below with Kathy Beland, Tree Farm inspector and chair.

A Vermont Tree Farmer receives his 50-year Tree Farm sign at the April 2016 Annual Meeting (below).

American Tree Farm System Honors Paul Harwood as 2015 National Outstanding Inspector of the Year;

February 19, 2015,

Contact: Molly Grieco, molly@spitfirestrategies.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Tree Farm System® (ATFS) is pleased to recognize Paul Harwood (shown in picture on right) of Tunbridge, Vermont as the 2015 National Outstanding Inspector of the Year. Harwood was selected from among four regional winners for his exceptional on-the-ground work with family forest owners in Vermont and continued commitment the American Tree Farm System.

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Congratulations to the 2015 Tree Farmer of the Year:

Clover Hill Tree Farm & David Paganelli

Captions above: On left, Paganelli addresses crowd, and on right, Dave Wilcox discusses care of wild apple trees.

Congratulations to the 2014 Vermont Tree Farmer of the Year:
Alan Calfee & TTM Associates


Alan Calfee accepts 2014 TFOY award


25-year Tree farm signs are awarded at 2014 VWA Annual Meeting.

 


Kathy Beland 2014 National Inspector of the Year
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REGIONAL OUTSTANDING TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR 2013

Allen R. Yale, Jr. - 2013 North East Regional Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.
The American Tree Farm System® (ATFS), a program of the American Forest Foundation, has named Allen R. Yale, Jr. of Vermont the 2013 North East Region Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year, an annual sustainable forestry honor sponsored by STIHL, Inc. Read more.

REGIONAL OUTSTANDING TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR 2012


Mike and Vivien Fritz - 2012 Northeastern Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year.
The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) has named Mike and Vivien Fritz of Marshfield, Vermont, as Northeast Regional Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year. STIHL is the presenting sponsor of the Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year awards, which annually recognizes outstanding sustainable forest management on privately owned woodlands. Read more.

 

REGIONAL OUTSTANDING TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR 2011

Putnam "Put" Blodgett- 2011 Northeastern Regional Tree Farmer of the Year.
The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) has named Putnam “Put” Blodgett as the 2011 Northeast Regional Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. Blodgett has been a Tree Farmer for more than 50 years, managing 670 acres of woodlands in Vermont. Read more.

REGIONAL OUTSTANDING TREE FARMER OF THE YEAR 2010

Trevor Evans - 2010 Northeastern Regional Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.
Trevor Evans has been named the 2010 Northeast Region Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. The Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year awards are sponsored by Stihl, Inc. the world's leading chain saw manufacturer and a variety of handheld outdoor power equipment. Read more.