Arbor Day in Wisconsin always coresponds to the FF's Career Development day in Madison. LEAF is a proud sponsor of the Forestry Exa.
This year we had 24 teams, with 88 contestants. The tests measures skills in compass, pacing, silviculture, DBH and height measurement, Forestry Equipment identification, and Tree species identification. The trees and skills are based on how timber mangement is done in Wisconsin.
1st place team was Marshfield
2nd place team was Stanley Boyd
3rd place team was Cochrane Fountain City
4th Place team was Granton
5th Place team was Cormell
1st place individual was Lance Thomas of Granton
2nd place individual was Zachary Gilberston of Marshfield
3rd place individual was Charlotte Urban of Marshfield
4th place individual was Jeffery Milas of Stanley Boyd
5th place indivdual was Jean Fischer of Wausau East
Congratulations! to all who participated, it was a beautiful warm sunny day.
Lastly, a special thanks to Adam Wehling for administing the written test, Jordon Donnerbauer, Emma Bartz and Rick Erickson for helping in the field.