Haywood Wins SAF Distinguished Service Award

U.S. Forest Service scientist Dave Haywood recently received the Distinguished Service to Forestry Award from the Louisiana Society of American Foresters, the professional organization for those responsible for the management of Louisiana’s forests and natural resources. 

Dave Haywood (left) accepting award from George Ramseley, 2012 chair of LSAF and senior forester with Crowell Lumber Industries in Long Leaf, LA.

This prestigious honor is awarded to forestry professionals who significantly advance the field of forestry in the state of Louisiana. The 34th annual meeting of LSAF was held January 22-24th at the Alexander Fulton Hotel in Alexandria, Louisiana.

Dr. Haywood, a research forester with the Forest Service Southern Research Station Restoring and Managing Longleaf Pine Ecosystems unit, is based at the Alexandria Forestry Center in Pineville, Louisiana. He is recognized for his long-term contributions to the science of growing and managing longleaf pine trees and his tireless and enthusiastic efforts to bring the latest knowledge about restoring longleaf pine ecosystems to resource managers and private landowners across the South.

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