Outstanding Forester of the Year award to Paul Sheppard

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Paul Sheppard, professor in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, received the Outstanding Forester Award from the Southwestern Section of the Society of American Foresters. He received the award for his contributions to the advancement of professional forestry in the last three years. At the UA, his teaching and research focus on environmental history, including forest health and human-environment interactions through time. He's been a member of the Society of American Foresters since graduating with his forestry degree from Humboldt State University in 1982 and is the secretary-treasurer of the Southern Arizona chapter.