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AF&PA names conservation award winners.

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Washington D.C., USA, has made several awards:

* 2003 Wildlife Stewardship Industry Cooperator Award to Mark Johns, wildlife biologist at the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and coordinator for North Carolina Partners in Flight.

* 2003 Forest Management Award to Temple-Inland Inc., Austin, Texas, for its Conservation Forest Program--a formal program developed to identify, conserve, and enhance Temple-Inland's forests.

* 2003 Wildlife Stewardship Award for air Individual to Brian Kernohan, senior ecological specialist at the Boise Corp. The award recognizes an individual employed by an AF&PA member company who has primary responsibility for a program or project in wildlife or fisheries management. During his tenure with Boise, Kernohan has been responsible for the management of a tour and a half year, US$ 1.8 million ecosystem management demonstration project.

* 2003 Wildlife Stewardship Award in the category of Industry Cooperator to NatureServe, a non profit conservation group recognized for working to assist the Sustainable Forestry Board (SFB) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative[R] (SFI) program to understand NatureServe's scientific method for evaluating imperiled species and habitats.

* AF&PA awarded Plum Creek Timber the Wildlife Stewardship Group Award in recognition of the Swam Valley Grizzly Bear Consecration Agreement for Montana. AF&PA's Wildlife Stewardship Awards recognizes significant achievements by wildlife and fisheries biologists and managers working for the forest products industry and cooperators in wildlife or fisheries programs on private forests or a (SFI) participant's forest.
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Title Annotation:Industry Awards
Publication:Solutions - for People, Processes and Paper
Date:Aug 1, 2003
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