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ACF and SAF Announce the Launch of the Second Edition of the Introduction to Consulting Forestry

Through continual collaborative efforts to promote consulting forestry and the forestry profession, ACF and the Society of American Foresters (SAF) have announced the release of the co-published second edition of Introduction to Consulting Forestry. 

Managing editor Richard G. “Carbo” Carbonetti, ACF, CF, gathered an extraordinary team of consulting foresters from around the country to create an informative resource that addresses the challenges and dynamics that professionals face today. 

This second edition includes emerging technologies, working with landowners of diverse backgrounds, and business management for a variety of differently sized and structured consulting firms. 

Introduction to Consulting Forestry: Second Edition is now available for purchase from the SAF online store. If you are an ACF member, please email [email protected] for a discount code!

Purchase here! 

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News Releases

Albany Businessman Honored with President's Award

July 9, 2024 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce that Richard (Carbo) Carbonetti was honored with its 2024 President’s Award during the association’s national conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, in late June."  Read more.

American Canyon Business Owner Honored with President's Award

July 9, 2024 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce that Joseph Reddan was honored with its 2024 President’s Award during the association’s national conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, in late June."  Read more.


Previous News Releases

 

Alabama Chapter Named 2023 Large Chapter of the Year

July 31, 2023 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce that the Alabama Chapter has been named its 2023 Large Chapter of the Year"  Read more.

Maine Chapter Named 2023 Small Chapter of the Year

July 31, 2023 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce that the Maine Chapter has been named its 2023 Small Chapter of the Year."  Read more.

Newberry Michigan Business Owner Honored with President’s Award

June 30, 2023 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce that Gerald Grossman was honored with its 2023 President’s Award during the association’s national conference in Eugene, Oregon, earlier this month."  Read more.

Weston Business Owner Elected Northern Region Director

June 30, 2023 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce the election of Jeffrey Hutchinson as Northern Region Director. Hutchinson will assume his role on July 1, 2023, and his term will run through June 30, 2026."  Read more.

Lufkin Business Owner Elected Gulf Region Director

June 30, 2023 - "Williamsburg, VA – ACF is pleased to announce the election of Chris Adams as Gulf Region Director. Adams will assume his role on July 1, 2023, and his term will run through June 30, 2026."  Read more.

LaFayette, Alabama Businessman Named Treasurer of the Association of Consulting Foresters

September 13, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – LaFayette, Alabama businessman, T.R. Clark, ACF, RF, Regional Manager, F&W Forestry Services, Inc., a company headquartered in Albany, Georgia, was named Treasurer of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF)."  Read more.

Huntsville Business Owner Named National President of the Association of Consulting Foresters

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – Huntsville business owner, Wayne Pfluger, ACF, was named president of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF)."  Read more.

Roseburg Business Owner Named National President-Elect of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc.

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – Rick N. Barnes, ACF, former President, Barnes & Associates, Inc., Roseburg, Oregon, was named President-Elect of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF)."  Read More.

Thomson Business Owner Elected Southern Regional Director for the Association of Consulting Foresters

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – Thomson businessman, James Alfriend, ACF, RF, Co-owner of James I. Alfriend Consulting Foresters, LLC (JAICF), Georgia, was elected Southern Regional Director of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF)."  Read more.

Lufkin Business Owner Honored with National President’s Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc.

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA –, Chris Adams, founder and president, Vision Forestry, Lufkin, Texas, was honored with the 2022 President’s Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF) during the national association’s Annual Awards Luncheon during the 2022 National Conference in Austin, Texas, June 6, 2022."  Read more.

Alabama Named Association of Consulting Foresters’ Large Chapter of the Year

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – For exemplifying outstanding contributions to forestry, their local community and the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc., (ACF), ACF’s Alabama chapter has been awarded its Large Chapter of the Year Award."  Read more.

Four Corners Named Association of Consulting Foresters’ Small Chapter of the Year

June 30, 2022 - "Williamsburg, VA – For exemplifying outstanding contributions to forestry, their local community and the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF), ACF’s Four Corner chapter has been awarded its Small Chapter of the Year Award."  Read more.

Florida Named Association of Consulting Foresters’ Small Chapter of the Year

July 5, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA – For exemplifying outstanding contributions to forestry, their local community and the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF), ACF’s Florida chapter has been awarded its Small Chapter of the Year Award."  Read more.

Texas Named Association of Consulting Foresters' Large Chapter of the Year

July 5, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA – For exemplifying outstanding contributions to forestry, their local community and the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc., (ACF), ACF’s Texas chapter has been awarded its Large Chapter of the Year Award."  Read more.

Chassell Businessman Honored with National President's Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc.

July 1, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA – Rexx A. Janowiak, ACF, Senior Forester, Tree Farm Group Manager, Green Timber Consulting Foresters, Inc., Pelkie, Michigan and resident of Chassell, was honored with the President's Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF) during the national association's Annual Business Meeting."  Read more.

Roseburg Business Owner Honored with National President’s Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc.

July 1, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA – Rick N. Barnes, ACF, President, Barnes & Associates, Inc., Roseburg, Oregon, was honored with the President’s Award from the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF) during the national association’s Annual Business Meeting."  Read more.

Albany’s Richard (Carbo) Carbonetti, ACF, LandVest, Named Distinguished Forester by the Association of Consulting Foresters

June 25, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA –For his lifetime dedication to contributing to forestry and to the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF), Richard (Carbo) Carbonetti, ACF, Senior Advisor, Timberland Division, LandVest, Inc., of Albany, Vermont, has been honored with the organization’s national Distinguished Forester award."  Read more.

Atlanta’s Charles L. VanOver, ACF, Forest Investments Associates, Named Distinguished Forester by the Association of Consulting Foresters

June 25, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA –For his lifetime dedication to contributing to forestry and to the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF), Charles (Charlie) VanOver, ACF, Vice President, Director of Corporate Development, Forest Investments Associates (FIA), of Atlanta, GA, has been honored with the organization’s national Distinguished Forester award."  Read more.

Sandpoint Business Owner Elected Western Regional Director for the Association of Consulting Foresters

June 25, 2021 - "Williamsburg, VA – Sandpoint business co-founder and current owner, Mike Wolcott, ACF, CF, Inland Forest Management Inc. (IFM), was elected Western Regional Director of the Association of Consulting Foresters of America, Inc. (ACF). ACF members are independent professionals who manage forests and market forest products for private woodland owners."  Read more.