2022 Award Winners

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Congratulations to all the 2022 award winners, who were announced at the NC PFC Annual Meeting August 10th. A full list of award winners from past years can be found on the Awards page.

·      NC Burner of the Year – Adam Warwick, TNC Southern Blue Ridge Fire & Stewardship Manager

·      State Forester’s Prescribed Burner of the Year Award (NCFS) – Mike Hardison &Hugh Frazer, Prescribed Fire Mentors & Phil Wallace, Staff Forester – Silviculture

·      North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Prescribed Burning Award – Tim Mcfayden, Southern Piedmont Forest Resources Manager

·      North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation Prescribed Burning Award – Jeffrey Turner, Merchants Millpond State Park Ranger

·      NC Longleaf Coalition Illustris Palustris – Jesse Wimberley, Sandhills PBA Coordinator

·      Prescribed Fire Council Special Recognitions

o  Recognition for Service to the PFC: Susan Miller, USFS District Ranger Uwharrie Ranger District, Uwharrie National Forest

o  Lifetime Achievement Award: Cabe Speary, Retired NCFS Fire Environment Forester

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