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Awards

NB Hall of Fame

List of Members in the NB Hall of Fame  

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1983
G. L. (George) Miller  Bio-pdf icon

B. W. (Barney) Fleiger  Bio-pdf icon

1984
Lee Webb   Bio-pdf icon

William (Bill) Mccormack  

1985
Eugene (Gene) Howie   Bio-pdf icon

Miles (Hoot) Gibson  Bio-pdf icon

 
1986
Edward (Ted) Fellows  

Earl McNeish  Bio-pdf icon

1987
K. C. Irving  Bio-pdf icon

Kenneth Brown  Bio-pdf icon

1988
Bayard Hoyt  Bio-pdf icon

Henry (Hank) Blenis  Bio-pdf icon

 
1989
Harold Hoyt  Bio-pdf icon

1990
John (Scotty) Donaldson  Bio-pdf icon

G.H. Prince  Bio-pdf icon

1991
R.E. (Reg) Balch  Bio-pdf icon

W.E. (Canon) Hart  Bio-pdf icon

 
1992
Burtt M. Smith  Bio-pdf icon

W.F. Roberts  Bio-pdf icon

1993
G.L. Baskerville  Bio-pdf icon

1994
Myles D. Russell  Bio-pdf icon

Lawrence U. McCrea  Bio-pdf icon

 
1995
Robert L. Bishop  Bio-pdf icon

Alexander (Boss) Gibson  

1996
H.J. (Joe) O'Neill  

1997
Patrice Marceau  

Paul E. Boucher  Bio-pdf icon

 
1998
Robert H. Spurway, RPF  

1999
Arthur Van Slyke, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

William S. Butler, RPF  

2000
Nelson Adams, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

 
2001
John Torunski, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

Peter Belyea, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

2002
Arthur Parent  Bio-pdf icon

Dr. Ivan (Bill) Crowell  

Francis Smith  Bio-pdf icon

Lancelot (Bud) Hovey  
2003
David D.A. Oxley  Bio-pdf icon

Vernon Carrier  Bio-pdf icon

 
2004
David Urguhart  Bio-pdf icon

Edward (Ted) Curry, RPF  

2005
Rudolph (Rudy) Hanusiak, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

Girvan Harrison, CFT, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

Ken MacPherson  Bio-pdf icon

2006
J. Stephen Hoyt, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

 
2007
David MacFarlane, RPF  Bio-pdf icon

2008
2009
Jeannot Volpé  

 
2010
2011
Beverly (Bev) Alexander McDougall  Bio-pdf icon

2012
Howard (Bud) J. Irving  Bio-pdf icon

 
2013
Fred Somerville  

2014
Andrea Feunekes & Ugo Feunekes  

2015
Edward Kettela  

 

The New Brunswick Forestry Hall of Fame was established in 1983 by the ARPFNB. The Hall of Fame is located in the Woodmen’s Museum in Boiestown, New Brunswick. The first members were elected to the Hall of Fame in 1983. There are currently 47 members in the Hall. The objectives of the Institution are:

  • To recognize and honor the achievements of individuals who have attained prominence and distinction in any field of forestry, and those who have made a major contribution to the development and advancement of forestry in New Brunswick.
  • To permanently record and give public prominence to the achievements of such individuals in a public display centre.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Persons who by outstanding achievement have attained prominence in any field of forestry or who have made a major contribution to the development and advancement of forestry in New Brunswick are eligible for election to the New Brunswick Forestry Hall of Fame.

NOMINATIONS

  • RPFs or any member of the public can place nominations for this award. Three or more ARPFNB members must sign the nomination. Nominations must be received by the Executive Director of the ARPFNB by December 31 each year.
  • Nomination forms for this award can be found at: Hall of Fame Nomination Form
  • New Brunswick Forestry Hall of Fame Rules and Regulations can be found here: Hall of Fame Rules and Regulations.

Professional Forester Achievement Award

Past Recipients   View  

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2002
Kathy Tosh  

2003
Vincent F. Zelazny  

2006
Alain LaPlante  

 
2007
Thom Erdle  

2008
Girvan Harrison  

2009
Julius Tarjan  

 
2012
Dennis Cook  

2013
Roger Roy  

2014
Gordon Young  Bio-pdf icon

 
2016
Greg Adams  Bio-pdf icon

The New Brunswick Professional Forester Achievement Award is presented to an active member of the Association of Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick for outstanding achievement and contribution made to the sustainable management of New Brunswick’s forests.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A nominee for the Award must possess the following characteristics:

  1. RPF in good standing
  2. Demonstrate adherence to the ARPFNB Code of Ethics
  3. Demonstrate initiative in progressing the science/management of NB’s forests
  4. Recognized by her/his peers as a leader in forestry
  5. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
  6. Promotes awareness and action towards sustainable forest management practice

NOMINATIONS

  • RPFs or any member of the public can place nominations for this award. Three or more ARPFNB members must sign the nomination. Nominations must be received by the Executive Director of the ARPFNB by December 31 each year.
  • Nomination forms for this award can be found at: PFAA nomination (PDF)

Young Forester Achievement Award

Past recipients for the YFAA:2014 – Dr. Chris Hennigar

The Young Forester Achievement Award (YFAA) was created in 2014 to recognize individuals who make significant, unique and outstanding contributions to the sustainable management of New Brunswick forests early in their career.

ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA

  1. Outstanding achievement shall be judged on the basis of:
    1. An individual in the discipline of forestry for distinguished personal contribution that has resulted in substantial advances in the science or practice of forestry; or
    2. Dedicated and dynamic leadership in domestic or international management, research, affairs of professional and scientific societies, or education; or
    3. An individual who has made outstanding contributions to the forestry discipline early in their career; or
    4. Superior personal or group accomplishments in forestry related fields where the results obtained contribute to the advancement or promotion of the forestry profession
  2. Recipients need not be members of the ARPFNB provided that their contributions are judged to be of outstanding importance to forestry in New Brunswick.
  3. The recipient has not previously received the award.
  4. The recipient is 40 years of age or younger by December 31 in the year the nomination was brought forth.

NOMINATIONS

  • RPF’s or any member of the public can place nominations for this award. At least 3 ARPFNB members must sign the nomination. Nominations must be received by December 31 each year.
  • Nominations forms are available at: YFAA – Nomination Form. Rules and Regulations can be found here: Young Forester Achievement Rules & Regulations.
  • It is recommended (but not mandatory) that the nominee be informed of the nomination in order to ensure eligibility and veracity of the information presented
  • The original nomination document must be received by the ARPFNB by December 31st.
    Only complete nomination documents received by the deadline will be considered by the Awards Committee.
  • Nominations from previous years can be resubmitted if it is still considered relevant.