NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Don Mansius of Appleton with the organization’s Doug Denico Forester Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19.
The award, presented by MFPC Treasurer Peter Triandafillou, recognized Mansius for 31 years of exceptional service in advancing public policies supporting sustainable forest management with the Maine Forest Service.
“Don has guided natural resource public policy over the years with the knowledge and skills of a professional forester,” said Patrick Strauch, Executive Director of the Maine Forest Products Council.
About the Maine Forest Products Council: Since 1961, the Maine Forest Products Council has been the voice of Maine’s forest economy. The MFPC represents the diverse needs of Maine’s forest products community. Our members are landowners, loggers, truckers, paper mills, tree farmers, foresters and lumber processors, but they are also bankers, lawyers and insurance executives. Maine Forest Products Council represent anyone who has an interest in seeing the Maine woods remain a viable, sustainable resource. For more information, visit maineforest.org.