Clemson forestry programs earn national award

Clemson’s Master Wildlifer and Master Tree Farmer programs have earned the national Private Forestry Education Award for 2004. The award, sponsored by the National Woodland Owners Association and the National Association of Professional Forestry Schools and Colleges, recognized these programs for delivering the most benefit for family forest landowners.
The programs use innovative satellite broadcasts to reach more than 10,000 participants across the South. Master Tree Farmer reaches 6,500 participants in 14 states to teach sustainable forestry and land management. Master Wildlifer reaches 4,800 participants in 12 states to teach land management for wildlife habitats. Each program meets for seven three-hour sessions and includes extensive educational materials and a field trip.

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