We are pleased to recognize recipients of our awards. These individuals have made great contributions to the association, the forestry profession and their communities.
Lorne Bedford, RPF
Distinguished Forest Professional
Wes Bieber, RPF
Professional Forester of the Year
Walter Tymkow, RFT, LL
Forest Technologist of the Year
Erik Leslie, RPF
Forest Innovation Award
Kathy Hopkins, RPF
Climate Change Innovator Award
Mike DesRochers, RPF
Jim Rodney Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award
Congratulations to all of the 2017 ABCFP Award Winners.
Check our the list of our past award winners. Many of whom are recognized and respected names in the history of professional forestry in BC.
Nominate a colleague for one of the ABCFP’s awards.
The list below outlines each of our awards and the criteria for nomination. Deadline to submit a nomination is December 1, 2018.
Submit all nominations to:
Troy Lee, Manager, Member Competence and Engagement
250. 851.3185 (office)
Recognizes individuals who have written outstanding articles for publication in BC Forest Professional (BCFP) magazine. Each January, the editorial board selects one article from the previous year which best advances the profession and demonstrates superb writing skills.
Nominations are not accepted for BCFP awards.
In recognition of members who receive ABCFP Professional Development Certificates (for completing 150 contact hours of professional development in a five-year period), TD Insurance Meloche Monnex awards three monetary gifts annually. Visit the Pro D Certificate Program heading of the Professional Development page for more information.