OSU natural resource education materials win national awards

May 26, 2006

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Three teams of faculty and staff from Oregon State University's Extension Service and College of Agricultural Sciences have received awards from the national Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals for development of natural resource educational materials. The awards program focused on identifying the usefulness of specific educational publications for a target audience. Twelve categories of publications were considered.

The OSU awards:

  • Gold Award in the Long Publication category – Deschutes County Extension forester Stephen Fitzgerald; Union County Extension forester Paul Oester; forestry publishing manager Andrea Dailey; Dan Edge, the department head for fisheries and wildlife; and William Emmingham and Greg Filip, from the Department of Forest Science, for "Ecology and Management of Eastern Oregon Forests: A Comprehensive Manual for Forest Managers."
  • Bronze Award in the Video/DVD/CD category – Steve Dodrill, an associate professor in the Department of Extension and Experiment Station Communications, and Bill Braunworth, an Extension Service program leader, for "Landmarks in Conservation."
  • Bronze Award in the Long Publication category – Amy Jo Detweiler, an associate professor in the Department of Horticulture stationed at the Deschutes County Extension office, for "An Introduction to Xeriscaping in the High Desert and Pictorial Plant Guide for Central and Eastern Oregon."
Author: Aimee Lyn Brown
Source: Andy Duncan