The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award – 2015
Award recipients for 2015 were Keira Tedd and David Johnes, both from the University of Cumbria in the United Kingdom (left) and Jacqueline Hamilton from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry, and Ross Hobbs from the University of Alberta in Canada (right).
The following employers provided summer internships to award recipients during the summer of 2015:
Strategic Natural Resource Consultants – SNRC is one of the leading natural resource consulting companies in coastal BC, specializing in forestry and environmental conservation. David Johnes is working with SNRC in the summer of 2015. Check out his internship experience here.
Algonquin Forestry Authority – Based out of Huntsville, Ontario, the AFA is the Crown Agency that undertakes a wide variety of activities to ensure sustainable management of the forests in the well known provincial park. Keira Tedd worked with the AFAin the summer of 2015. Check out her internship experience here.
Pryor and Rickett Silviculture – Based in the UK, Pryor and Rickett Silviculture manage 20,000 hectares of woodland stretching from Buckinghamshire to Cornwall, and Wales and the Marches. Jacqueline Hamilton and Ross Hobbs both worked with Pryor and Rickett Silviculture in the summer of 2015. Check out Jacqueline and Ross on Twitter: twitter.com/hamiltonjac and twitter.com/hobbs_ross.
Follow the Canadian The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award recipients Jacqueline Hamilton and Ross Hobbs, through their 2015 summer internships with Pryor and Rickett Silviculture, as well as the Duchy of Cornwall, in the UK! Click on their names above to be directed to their individual blogs and read posts about the work they did while on exchange.
Read UK 2015 The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award recipients Keira Tedd and David Johnes blog posts! Keira interned with the Algonquin Forestry Authority in central Ontario and David with Strategic Natural Resource Consultants in coastal B.C.
On June 10, 2015, recipients of The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award – Ross Hobbs, Jacqueline Hamilton, Keira Tedd and David Johnes – met with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at Clarence House in London, England! Visit the Duchy of Cornwall’s webpage chronicling the event: duchyofcornwall.org/news/forest-leadership-award/
Click here to read the full English-French media release!