Professor Craig Lorimer, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology was honored by the UW Forestry Club with the Extra Chain Award*. The award recognized Lorimer’s excellence in teaching and advising. Since joining the faculty in 1977, Lorimer has mentored hundreds of students in the fundamentals of sound forest management. Incoming UW Forestry Club President Donnie Radcliffe describes Lorimer:
“Dr. Lorimer has always given 110 percent, selflessly offering his time and energy to make sure his students get the most from their forestry education. We wanted him to know how much we appreciate his dedication.”
*A chain is a unit of linear distance used in forestry equivalent to 66 feet. Foresters pace distance in chains during forest management activities. A student came up with the name Extra Chain Award, which describes Lorimer’s dedication to his students, explains FWE professor Scott Bowe.
UW Forestry Club is the University of Wisconsin-Madison student chapter of the Society of American Foresters.