NWTF and Forest Service Awards Recognize Conservation Achievements
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -(Ammoland.com)- The Making Tracks with the USDA Forest Service awards recognize people and projects that best incorporate conservation education, partnerships and wild turkey management.
The awards were presented during the 41st annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show to individuals, projects and programs that achieve goals of the organization’s Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative.
Monty Gregg — Sisters Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest — received an Individual Partnership Achievement Award for his work building incredibly strong interagency partnerships in Oregon and Washington.
His ability to leverage partnerships to enhance habitat work across the region has helped to enhance more than 900 acres directly and indirectly. Gregg’s work includes efforts in his own forest, the Deschutes, and for projects in the Ochoco and Malheur National Forests.
Ian Fox — Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands — also received an Individual Habitat Management Award. Fox has been instrumental in the success of two important restoration projects in the Southwestern Region: The Bluewater Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Black Kettle National Grassland Restoration Project.
The objectives of the Bluewater project include reducing …Read the Rest