Forests Ontario

Awards

Every year at the Annual Conference, awards are given to those who play an important role in forest stewardship and education.

Ontario Forestry Association Award

The OFA Award is presented to individuals for outstanding achievements in, and contributions to, the field of forestry education in Canada and the world. The Award is in recognition of continued practice of the highest principles of professional forestry in education, forest management, research, land use and public forestry awareness.

Susan Wiecek Forestry Education Award

The Susan Wiecek Forestry Education Award is presented to individuals in recognition of outstanding contributions to forestry education in Ontario.

Robert de Pencier Award (formerly Forest Stewardship Award)

The Robert de Pencier Award is presented to individuals for outstanding activities in private land forest management and strong support for forestry promotion, education and understanding.

White Pine Award

The White Pine Award recognizes the contribution of students to the cause of forestry education and awareness. A bursary of $200.00 is presented to the recipient of this award.

Ontario Wood Award

The Ontario Wood Award recognizes a company, organization, or individual who contributes to the positive promotion and building of the Ontario Wood brand.


OFA Award

  • 2017 – Harvey Anderson
  • 2016 – Barb Boysen
  • 2015 – Anne Koven
  • 2014 – John Cary
  • 2013 – Forestry Research Partnership (FRP)
  • 2012 – Jon Grant
  • 2011 – James (Jim) Farrell

Susan Wiecek Forestry Education Award

  • 2017 – Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority, City of Peterborough, Trent University
  • 2016 – Fleming College
  • 2015 – Bancroft Area Forest Industry Association
  • 2014 – Terry Schwan
  • 2013 – Kathleen Hodgins
  • 2012 – Carl Raynard
  • 2011 – Jack Henry

Robert de Pencier Award (Forest Stewardship Award)

  • 2017 – Martin Streit
  • 2016 – Doug Hancock
  • 2015 – Paul Day
  • 2014 – Phil Holst
  • 2013 – Jim Laking
  • 2012 – Eastern Ontario Model Forest
  • 2011 – Mike Walsh

Ontario Wood Award

  • 2017 – Jeff Muzzi
  • 2016 – Sawmill Sid
  • 2015 – City of Toronto
  • 2014 – Ottawa Valley Wood

White Pine Award

  • 2017 – Kaitlin and Lauren Grierson
  • 2014 – Justin Macmillan
  • 2013 – Stephanie Miller

Green Legacy Award

  • 2017 – Del Ridge Homes

Most Valuable Planter Award

  • 2017 – Rick Grillmayer, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority