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PUBLISHED DECEMBER 2017/AFF-A0017/7116

DEPARTMENTS
6 From the Executive Director
7

End Notes
LYNN WILSON
From the President
ACF: Forestry, Fellowship
and Value
JERRY TUGWELL, ACF

INSIDE ACF
8 Sharing the Stories of the

12
16
20

Trees: ACF Distinguished
Forester Jim Able
FIONA SOLTES

ACF CELEBRATES 70 YEARS
(SEE WHO'S WHO ON PAGE 61)

Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
ED STEIGERWALDT, ACF
The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
TOM STRAKA and PRESTON DURHAM
The Association of Consulting Foresters Celebrates 70 Years

FEATURES
22 Carbon Offsets: A Viable Opportunity for Forest Landowners?
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34
38
40
44

DYLAN JENKINS, ACF, CF
Changes of Biblical Proportions
BILLY HUMPHRIES, ACF
Forests for Fish
In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other.
FIONA SOLTES
Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
BRUCE WAKELAND, ACF, CF
Invasive Species 101
DR. DAVID COYLE
Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
MAX NOVA

YOUR BUSINESS
47 Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
DR. TAMARA CUSHING

TRAVEL
48 The History of Forestry in Ireland
52

JOHN MCLOUGHLIN and DONAL MAGNER
The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare
Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry.
CHRIS WILL, ACF

MUSINGS
62 Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
VIC HEMARD, ACF

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THE CONSULTANT

2018

Products & Services Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
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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
The Consultant - 2018 - 3
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
The Consultant - 2018 - 9
The Consultant - 2018 - 10
The Consultant - 2018 - 11
The Consultant - 2018 - Maple Syrup: A Steigerwaldt Family Tradition
The Consultant - 2018 - 13
The Consultant - 2018 - 14
The Consultant - 2018 - 15
The Consultant - 2018 - The South Carolina Chapter and Forestry Students
The Consultant - 2018 - 17
The Consultant - 2018 - 18
The Consultant - 2018 - 19
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?
The Consultant - 2018 - 23
The Consultant - 2018 - 24
The Consultant - 2018 - 25
The Consultant - 2018 - 26
The Consultant - 2018 - 27
The Consultant - 2018 - Changes of Biblical Proportions
The Consultant - 2018 - 29
The Consultant - 2018 - 30
The Consultant - 2018 - 31
The Consultant - 2018 - 32
The Consultant - 2018 - 33
The Consultant - 2018 - Forests for Fish In Michigan, Foresters and Anglers are Learning from Each Other
The Consultant - 2018 - 35
The Consultant - 2018 - 36
The Consultant - 2018 - 37
The Consultant - 2018 - Case Study: Richland Township Woods, North Central Indiana
The Consultant - 2018 - 39
The Consultant - 2018 - Invasive Species 101
The Consultant - 2018 - 41
The Consultant - 2018 - 42
The Consultant - 2018 - 43
The Consultant - 2018 - Evaluating Forest Inventory Technology for Small Landowners
The Consultant - 2018 - 45
The Consultant - 2018 - 46
The Consultant - 2018 - Choosing the Right Accountant or Tax Preparer
The Consultant - 2018 - The History of Forestry in Ireland
The Consultant - 2018 - 49
The Consultant - 2018 - 50
The Consultant - 2018 - 51
The Consultant - 2018 - The American Oak Project Midleton Distillery Creates Rare Irish Whiskey to Promote Sustainable Forestry
The Consultant - 2018 - 53
The Consultant - 2018 - 54
The Consultant - 2018 - 55
The Consultant - 2018 - Products & Services Marketplace
The Consultant - 2018 - 57
The Consultant - 2018 - 58
The Consultant - 2018 - 59
The Consultant - 2018 - Index of Advertisers
The Consultant - 2018 - 61
The Consultant - 2018 - Why not Surround Yourself with the Best?
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