Regional Forester Acknowledges Employees & Partners for 2017 Accomplishments

Contact(s): Jace Ratzlaff (719) 469-1254

Lakewood, Colo., March 23, 2018 – On March 14, Regional Forester Brian Ferebee honored employees and partners for their 2017 accomplishments during the annual Regional Forester’s Honor Awards Ceremony.

Regional Forester Brian Ferebee recognized award winners for innovative, highly impactful work that supports achievement of the Rocky Mountain Region’s three priorities, which align with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service’s mission, strategic plan, and priorities and USDA’s seven strategic goals.

“Rocky Mountain Region employees and partners work daily to improve the work environment, create and maintain resilient landscapes, and connect with communities,” said Regional Forester Brian Ferebee. “The award winners demonstrate our three priorities in action and have gone over and beyond to care for the land and serve the American people,” added Ferebee.

Regional Forester Brian Ferebee acknowledged award winners for accomplishments in seven categories:

  • Sustaining our Nation’s Forests and Grasslands
  • Delivering Benefits to the Public
  • Innovation
  • Excel as a High-Performing Agency
  • Emerging Letter
  • Ranger District of the Year
  • Special Recognition

See the List of 2017 Honor Award Winners by Category