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SAF Forestry Club

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The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. The mission of SAF is to advance the science, education, technology, and practice of forestry; to enhance the competency of its members; and to use the knowledge, skills, and conservation ethic of the profession to ensure the continued health and use of forest ecosystems and the present and future availability of forest resources to benefit society. As a student member, you will receive the latest information through the Journal of Forestry and The Forestry Source; be able to meet and interact with the top leaders and experts in the profession; exchange ideas and info with other students; have access to the SAF website; and receive many other benefits.

emblem from 1914

The SAF Forestry Club is designed to help students learn more about their future careers while having fun and socializing with people of similar interests. Pre-professional, professional, and graduate students attend bi-weekly meetings to listen to speakers from a variety of forestry professions. Refreshments, food, and chances to meet other students are provided. The Club is involved in hosting a variety of School activities, FFA Forestry Field Days, and participating in the intercollegiate ASFC Conclave event. Conclave is a competition among 15 colleges and universities with forestry programs across the Southeast. Students compete in a variety of physical and technical events, including log birling, log chopping, crosscut saw, dendrology, and timber volume estimation.

The Forestry Club is an informative, yet relaxed, way to find out about issues and opportunities in forest resources. Meetings are announced through e-mail and bulletin board messages.

Officers: 2016-2017

President

Blake Sherry
bsherry@uga.edu

Vice President

James Carr
james.carr25@uga.edu
706-414-3979

Treasurer/Secretary

Justin Rectenwald
justin.rectenwald25@uga.edu
706-814-9924

Firewood Chair

Michael Buchanon
mlb77439@uga.edu
678-371-6156

Assistant Firewood Chair & Historian

Knox Martin
ekm08643@uga.edu
678-997-7094

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Bronson Bullock
BronsonBullock@uga.edu

Past Officers

  2015-16 2014-15
President Shane Mathews

Matt Gibson

Vice President Blake Sherry

Giles Moree

Treasurer/Secretary Kendra Wiard

Chandler Lipham

Firewood Chair Alexander Barfield

Dewey Sherrer

 

SAF Chair Kathleen Garcia

John Perren

Faculty Advisor Dr. Dick Daniels
Mr. Bob Izlar
Dr. Dick Daniels