(BEDFORD) – Local Forester Janet Eger received the Society of American Foresters 2019 Presidential Field Forester Award for District 9.
Eger works for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources as a district forester covering Lawrence and Orange counties. She was recognized on Nov. 1 at the SAF National Conference in Louisville.
Eger was recognized for her innovative methods and record of excellence as a forestry practitioner. They noted the special significance of her work with landowners.
Eger and other foresters work hard to manage Indiana’s forests, and she said she is proud to be a member of the Society of American Foresters.
This is the second prestigious national award Eger has received. She was elected as a SAF Fellow in 2006. SAF Fellows are recognized for exemplary action, sustained leadership and advancement of the forestry profession.