Newfield resident awarded by Forest Products Association

By Jacob Mack
Ithaca Journal
December 20, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US East

Tom Gerow 

The Rensselaer-based Empire State Forest Products Association announced the latest winner of it’s Neil B. Gutchess Award, which recognizes lifelong personal contributions to the forests and wood products industry in New York State. “Some notable recipients of the Gutchess Award include State Senator Betty Little and Mel Bowman of Bowman & Sons Lumber,” said Gabriella Ferrera, director of member services and communication for the association, on Wednesday. One of the latest recipients is Tom Gerow of Newfield, who recently announced his retirement after 35 years of working as a forester and mill manager for Wagner Lumber.

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