John Macon Award
This is an award that is unique to
Wisconsin to recognize an outstanding member from the Wisconsin Society of
American Foresters for their outstanding contributions to forestry in
Wisconsin. The award is funded by an endowment from the estate of John W.
Macon, a former Timberlands Manager for Consolidated Papers.
This award was established in 1979.
A listing of past recipients is included below.
To nominate someone for this award,
you need to send a biographical sketch of the individual and the reason
why you're nominating them for the award to State Awards Chair. Nominations need to be submitted by December 31 each year. The
sketch should outline the career of the nominee and anything else about
them that'll help distinguish him or her for the award. Once the
recipient is chosen, a plaque and certificate are presented at the Spring
Macon Award Nomination Procedure (PDF)
Recipients of the John Macon Award:
- 1981 Bill Sylvester
- 1982 Bob Petry
- 1983 Frank Fixmer
- 1984 Jay Cravens
- 1985 Ralph Swanson
- 1986 Milton Reinke
- 1988 James Hovind
- 1991 John Seaman
- 1993 Christy Hauge
- 1996 Al Nelson
- 1997 Charlie
- 1998 Al
- 1999 John
- 2000 John
- 2002 Miles
- 2004 Gene
Jane Cummings Carlson
James “Jay” Gallagher
John E. Houghton
|Mike King WI-SAF Field
Forester of the Year Award
King Award Nomination Procedure (PDF)
This award is unique to our State and will
recognize an outstanding member from the
Wisconsin Society of American Foresters (WI-SAF) for their outstanding
field forestry. Practitioners often operate in nearly complete anonymity,
yet their actions
are one of the most important and visible contributions to the viability
of our profession. This is where forestry truly happens and it is
important that WI-SAF
recognize those who perform the art and science of forestry each and every
award is funded by an investment from the WI-SAF.
Recipients of the
Kimberly “Kim” Quast
Outstanding contributions to the Society of American
Foresters are recognized through the title of Fellow. Those members who
have provided outstanding contributions to the Society and to the forestry
profession are recognized with the title of Fellow. Candidates are
determined by a District Fellow Committee within each SAF Voting District.
Fellow Award Procedure
WI SAF Fellows, by year of award, are:
Gerald J. SF
Connaughton, Kent P.
1991 Moore, J.
1995 Vande Hei,
David J. CF
James M. CF
2012 Vander Wyst, Gary J., CF