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K-State Today

September 5, 2013



Kansas State University forester recognized by the Society of American Foresters.

By Robert Atchison

Photo of Jim Strine

Jim Strine, district forester with the Kansas Forest Service in Hays, has received the Presidential Field Forester Award for District 9 from the Society of American Foresters.

The award is presented to foresters who have dedicated their professional careers to the application of forestry on the ground using sound scientific methods and adaptive management strategies. Strine served as a district forester with the Kansas Forest Service for 35 years providing professional expertise to the people of Kansas in a 24-county district in northwest Kansas.

Strine retired in July.