Garrelts honored for his ‘passion for forestry’

By Craig Reed
Capital Press
July 5, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US West

Brennan Garrelts

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Brennan Garrelts’ “passion for forestry” was recently recognized by the Oregon Society of American Foresters. Garrelts was honored with the Forester of the Year Award for 2022 at the society’s annual conference. The 39-year-old is a Lone Rock Timber Company vice president who oversees the Roseburg-based company’s logging company. His responsibilities include managing timber cutting, logging, road construction, trucking and mechanic shop operations. He’s also Lone Rock’s director of forest management policy and governmental affairs and director of wildland fire suppression. A press release states the award is given annually in recognition of the recipient’s contributions on both the professional and public levels. This includes the use of professional skills to advance the forestry field in Oregon and through public service which benefits the community.

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