Tree of Life Award

Terms of Reference

To recognize individuals who have made superior, dedicated or particularly effective contributions to sustainable forest resource management, forest renewal or sustained yield integrated management of the forest and its intrinsic resources. These contributions may, without limiting the scope, comprise of any noteworthy achievement in activities undertaken by foresters or others such as forest renewal, stand tending, protection, management of the forest or any of its related resources such as wildlife, water, range or recreation, public awareness, betterment of human relations or support of forest-related youth organizations.


 

Criteria

The Award is intended primarily, but not exclusively, for members of the Institute. Recipients will be designated by Canadian Institute of Forestry Section councils by means of their own choosing. This may be by action of the Council itself, selection by a committee, or open nominations and voting. Names of those designated will be forwarded to the Executive Director of the Institute. The number of awards presented annually will be approximately 1.0% of the membership. The Executive Director will advise the section executive of the number of candidates who will be eligible for designation, based on the following table:

Number of Members Number of Annual Awards
Up to 50
0.5
51-100
1
101-200
1.5
200+
2

 


The Award

Recipients will be presented with a Tree of Life pin and a certificate. Names of recipients will be published in The Forestry Chronicle and added to the roster of Tree of Life award holders which will be kept at the National Office and updated annually. Award certificates will be prepared and sent, along with the Tree of Life pin, by the Executive Director to Section executives for presentation at a Section meeting. The award presentation will comprise reading of the statement of award and presentation of the Tree of Life pin and certificate. In addition, the National Executive Committee may designate one or two individuals at large, to whom the Tree of Life Award may be presented at the annual meeting.

Year Recipients
2015/2016 Bert Frampton, NL

Gerald Guenkel, SOS

Rory Thompson, RMS

Gordon B. Stenhouse, RMS

Barry Northey, RMS

2014/2015 Ronald J. Hall, RMS
Philip Comeau, RMS
Gerald Fleming, NL
A. Murray Anderson, NS
Stan Chester, VA
2013/2014 Tony Rotherham, OR
Peter Johnson, SOS
Geraint Richards, International
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, International
2012/2013 François-Hugues Bernier OR
Rick Bonar RMS
Steve Price RMS
Bruce Pendrel MT
2011/2012 Trevor Wakelin, RMS
Mauice Lalonde, OS
Rudolph Hanusiak, MT
Gerrit van Raalte, MT
Hap Oldham, MT
John Richards, MT
Murray Neilson, MT
2010/2011
Monty Locke, VIS
Dave Carson, VIS
John Harris, VIS
Uldis Silins, RMS
Pat Wearmouth, RMS
Mike Clarke, SOS
Brian Batchelor, ALS
Al Stinson, ALS
Margaret Penner, ALS
2009/2010
Cliff Henderson, RMS
Vic Lieffers, RMS
Ken Plourde, RMS
2008/2009
Nicolas Brzezinski, OR
Steve Henderson, CA
Rod O’Connell, MT
Mike Trepanier, CA
Herman van Duyn, NWO
2007/2008
Peter Forsythe, CA
Dr. Andrew Weaver, VI
Dr. Werner Kurz, VI
Kevin Ride, NWO
Ian Miller, NS
Bruce Roberts, NL
Cherry Maxwell, OV
Susan Easterman, OV
2006/2007
Norman Denney, RM
Nancy Luckai, NW
Marten Broeren, VI
Edmund W. Howard, VA
Mel P. Lawson, SO
James E. Marshall, OV
Peter M. Paul, OV
Douglas E. Rickson, VA
Richard Smith, VIS
J. Victor Stewart, MR
Roy F. Sutton, COS
Bob Bancroft, NS
John Torunski, MR
2005/2006
Harvey M. Anderson, SO
Eric. C. Crossin, VA
Patrick Duffy, VA
Micheal Heinstein, MS
E. Kristian Morgenstern, AL
Jack E. Pinder, VA
A. (Dolf) Wynia, SO
2004/2005
Dave Dwyer, NS (posthumously)
Don Pudlubny, RM
Ian Morrison, CO
Douglas Prosser, MR
Teresa Stokes, RM
2003/2004
Marie Coyea, OR
Rick Creelman, NS
Donald Dickson, LW
Peter Etheridge, MR
Donald Gelinas, RM
Charles M. Johnson, VI
Tony Mee, NS
Lorne Morrow, NWO
Len Suomu, LW
John Thompson, SK
Evert Van Eerden, VI
Evelynne Wrangler, RM
2002/2003
Lorne Riley, OV
David MacFarlane, MR
Arden Whidden, NS
Denes Bazjak, NL
Andy Kenney, SO
Richard Dempster, RM
2001/2002
David Oxley, MR
Harry Graham, CO
Victor Begrand, SK
E. Kristian Morgenstern, AL
2000/2001
Lorne Swannell, VI
John Sellers, OV
A. David Kiil, RM
Paul Woodard, RM
William J. Roll, NW
René Doucet, OR
Allen Hopwood, VA/PA
Harvey George Taylor, NF
1999/2000
P.K. Bidwell, NO
Alex Dickson, MR
Gordon Robb, MB
Rod Thompson, SK
David Sharpe, NF
Ed Blackmore, NF
Bruno Seppala, LW
Frank Harrison, LW
1998/1999
Ian Methven, MR
Brian Walker, CR
Claude Godbout, OR
J-L Kérouac, OR
Conway Dermott, RM
Arthur Peter, RM
Bill Wilken, NF
1997/1998
Girvan Harrison, MR
Kenny McGinn, MR
Mark Clark, CR
Robert J. Day, NW
Robert Galloway, NO
J.R.M. Williams, SO
W. K. Fullerton, OV
Richard Walker, MB
1996/1997
Brian MacDonald, RM
Richard L. Rothwell, RM
Bruce MacArthur, CR
Keith McClain, CR
Christopher W. Yeatman, AL
William D. Towill, NW
Bruce Belyea, MR
1995/1996
Peter Duinker, NW
John K. Jeglum, CO
Louis LaPierre, MR
David Malcolm, MR
George Garner, LW
Ian Moss, CR
Francis Donnelly, CR
Murray Little, SK
George Brown, SO
Harvey Anderson, SO
Kenneth Hearnden, National
Dick Harkness, NW
F.W. McDougall, RM
Robert H. Swanson, RM
Dave Rannard, MB
1994/1995
Jeffrey Thorpe, SK
W.L. Johnson, NS
Malcolm Squires, NW
Jeffrey Monty, AL
Dianne Beaven, MB
John Casteel, CR
William J. Revel, CR
Alfred J. Campbell, OV
Gordon Young, MR
Hon. Anne McLellan, National
1993/1994
J. C. Mercier, OV
John Torunski, MR
James M. Kitz, RM
Mick Lalor, RM
Jeffrey Thorpe, SK
Gordon L. Stone, CO
R. L. Macnaughton, CO
Alan Furniss, VA
Harold Peacock, MB
Roy Klein, NWO
J. W. Moser, Jr.(SAF), National
Anne Camozzi, NS
1992/1993
Gordon Baskerville, MR
John Gilbert, MR
Harry Struik, CO
Peter Jackson, NS
Clifford B. Smith, RM
James A. Beck, RM
Bill Jonas, MB
1991/1992
Jim Clark, RM
Bruce Dancik, RM
Derek Brown, NF
Bill Bourgeois, VI
Art Walker, VI
Noel Golder, LW
Don Start, LW
Frank Pendl, VA
Peter Sanders, VA
Ross Waldron, MB
Boyd Brown, SN
Carl Halland, SK
Herb Bax, NWO
Al Todd, CR
1990/1991
H.J. (Joe) O’Neill, MR
Will Stiell, AL
Don Grant, VA
J.Harry G. Smith, VA
R.J.F. Elder, VI
J.D. MacArthur, CH
Lorne Brace, RM
Reginald Loomis, RM
Web Webster, MB
1989/1990
Jack Flowers, NWO
John McNicol, NWO
W. H. Hendershot, CH
Thom Erdle, MR
Hank Blenis, MR
(Gerry)Wellburn, VI
Harry Pillar, VI
Andrea Atkinson, SK
Ewan Caldwell, OV
Les Carlson, OV
L. Otis, OR
Bert Gayle, VA
Larry Jago, CO
Bob Haig, CO
C.K Smith, MB
Wayne Brown, NF
Peter Murphy, RM
Jack Wright, RM
J. Allan Eddy, NS
Peter Robichaud, NS

 

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