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ACF and SAF Partnership Announcement

ACF and the Society of American Foresters (SAF) will be jointly publishing the second edition of “Introduction to Consulting Forestry”. This new edition will include emerging technologies, working with landowners of diverse backgrounds and business management for a variety of differently sized and structured consulting firms.

Set to publish at the end of 2023, Richard “Carbo” Carbonnetti, CF, ACF, will be the managing editor of this edition and work with a team of authors and reviews formed from the ranks of SAF and ACF memberships. 

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News Releases

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.


Previous News Releases

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.