Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Sustainable Forestry

Forest Advisory Board Member Recognized by Ohio Biological Survey

Dr. Brian McCarthy, a member of Rural Action's Forest Advisory Board and a professor of Forest Ecology at Ohio University, was awarded the prestigious Herbert Osborn Award by the Ohio Biological Survey (OBS) this past February at the Ohio Natural History Conference. According to the OBS website, this award is presented annually to "recognize noteworthy accomplishments and service in the field of biology" to "individuals who have made an exceptional contribution" in their respective field.

Rural Action would like to thank Dr. McCarthy for his involvement with our forestry programs, and sincerely congratulate him on this honor!