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Forestry Pioneers

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As part of the Centennial Celebration, the State Forester has initiated recognition of Forestry Pioneers. These awards recognize individuals who, through their personal and/or professional commitment, have furthered the cause of forestry, forest management, and/or natural resource management in Montana. Forestry Pioneers are individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the forestry profession in Montana.

Honorees have a brick engraved with their name and placed around the flagpole of the new entrance to the Forestry Division Headquarters. The Forestry Pioneer Program recognizes a new class of inductees each year.

* 2019 Forestry Pioneers:  Barbara Buentemeier, Kenneth W. Dupuis, Irene Evers,
Carl Fiedler, Frank "Shorty" Nelson, Robert Pfister
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Emil Anderson Russ Hudson
Stephen Arno Jim Hurst, Sr.
Bob Arnold Dick Isaacs
Don Artley Otha Isaacs
Blaine Bloomgren Jeff Jahnke Earl Salmonson
Arnold Bolle Charles Jungberg
Maurice Boorman Maxine Kramer
Dale Bosworth Rodney Krout
Gary Brown The Hans Larson Family
Barbara Buentemeier Serena Lee
Ron Buentemeier Brian Long
Rick Burger Tim Love
Earl Cooley W.C. Lubrecht
Ernie Corrick Andy Lukes
Bill Crismore John McBride
Bob Crowe Robert McLaughlin Craig Thomas
Orville Daniels Gareth Moon John Van Hook
D.C. Dunham Bud Moore Tom Vars
Kenneth W. Dupuis Randy Mosley Ron Wakimoto
Don Drummond Tim Murphy Steve Wallace
Virgil Weaver
L.L. White
Jerry Williams
Bob Gorsuch Arthur Olson
Dick Griffith Jack Parrish