Benjamin Honored for Service to Forestry Industry

Jeffrey Benjamin, University of Maine associate professor of forest operations, recently received the Northeastern Loggers’ Association’s 2012 Outstanding Service to the Forest Industry Award at a banquet in Brewer, Maine.

NELA President Dennis Allard touted Benjamin’s research on developing woody biomass retention guidelines and his study of innovation of logging operations.

The Northeastern Loggers’ Association, headquartered in Old Forge, N.Y., is a trade group representing nearly 2,000 members of the region’s logging, sawmilling and paper industry.