Janet Eger Receives 2019 Presidential Field Forester Award

(BEDFORD) – Local Forester Janet Eger received the Society of American Foresters 2019 Presidential Field Forester Award for District 9.

Forester Janet Eger

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.