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THE ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING FORESTERS CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

Somberg
is elected
president. Stuart
is appointed
executive
director. Annual
meeting is held in
conjunction with
SAF meeting.

State chapters
are formed,
beginning with
Georgia, led
by Chairman
Jack Hall

-1968

1962

1960

The ACF Board
appoints Sy Somberg
as its first executive
secretary, tasked
with producing the
first edition of The
Consultant, which
was published
February 1, 1956.

1956

Al Hall is appointed
District of Columbia
representative
for ACF while
publishing "What's
Happening in
Forestry," a flagship
association
newsletter.

1951

1950

Bob Moore is elected president; ACF
makes it first appearance before
a congressional committee. ACF
continues growth, becoming recognized
as a professional society in the field of
consulting forestry. Members present
papers at various national meetings.
ACF opposes the proposed Conservation
Forest Management service program.
Senator Harry Bird, Sr. agrees with them
and the bill fails.

1949

ACF approves the same Code of Ethics
as SAF and is incorporated in the state of
North Carolina.

1948

Halsey Hicks from Vermont, Robert Moore from
Pennsylvania, Clinton Peltier from California, Ed Stuart
from Virginia and J. Atwood Whitman from North
Carolina form the Association of Consulting Foresters
upon failure of the Society of American Foresters (SAF)
to recognize consulting forestry as a division within SAF.

T

his year, the Association of Consulting Foresters (ACF)
commemorates its 70th anniversary of service helping
premier forest consultants advance the practice of
professional consulting forestry. Since its founding in
1948, ACF has advocated for consulting foresters, provided policy
leadership, connected members and provided continuing education.
Through professional and ethical excellence, a belief in a strong free
enterprise system, commitment to science-based stewardship of
natural resources and cooperative relationships among ACF foresters,
the association has and will continue to ensure excellence in the
practice of consulting forestry.

YEARS
2005
Mike Stanford
and Dean Solinsky
become the first
ACF Lifetime
Members.

2010
"Lights, Action....
Forestry!" ACF sponsors
Spotlight On: Private
Forests starring NASCAR
driver Ward Burton for
viewing on PBS stations.

THE CONSULTANT

2018

2011
The Associate
Member category
is created, allowing
students and
recent graduates to
join ACF.

2013
Ken Kane testifies
before the House
of Representatives
Agriculture Subcommittee
on Conservation,
Energy and Forestry
regarding national
forest management
and its impacts on rural
communities.

2017

Clemson students form the first student chapter.
Membership in all categories totals 715.

2016

The membership votes to approve an
amendment to the ACF Constitution
allowing the creation of a new membership
category for Affiliate Members.

2015

The ACF Code of
Ethics is revised
for the fourth time
since 1949.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Consultant - 2018

From the Executive Director End Notes
From the President ACF: Forestry, Fellowship and Value
Sharing the Stories of the Trees: ACF Distinguished Forester Jim Able
Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years
Carbon Offsets: A Viable Opportunity for Forest Landowners?
Changes of Biblical Proportions
Forests for Fish In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other
Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
Invasive Species 101
Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
The History of Forestry in Ireland
The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry
Products & Services Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
The Consultant - 2018 - Intro
The Consultant - 2018 - cover1
The Consultant - 2018 - cover2
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The Consultant - 2018 - 4
The Consultant - 2018 - 5
The Consultant - 2018 - From the Executive Director End Notes
The Consultant - 2018 - From the President ACF: Forestry, Fellowship and Value
The Consultant - 2018 - Sharing the Stories of the Trees: ACF Distinguished Forester Jim Able
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The Consultant - 2018 - Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
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The Consultant - 2018 - The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
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The Consultant - 2018 - The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years
The Consultant - 2018 - 21
The Consultant - 2018 - Carbon Offsets: A Viable Opportunity for Forest Landowners?
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The Consultant - 2018 - Changes of Biblical Proportions
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The Consultant - 2018 - Forests for Fish In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other
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The Consultant - 2018 - Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
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The Consultant - 2018 - Invasive Species 101
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The Consultant - 2018 - Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
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The Consultant - 2018 - Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
The Consultant - 2018 - The History of Forestry in Ireland
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The Consultant - 2018 - 51
The Consultant - 2018 - The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry
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The Consultant - 2018 - Products & Services Marketplace
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The Consultant - 2018 - Index of Advertisers
The Consultant - 2018 - 61
The Consultant - 2018 - Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
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