The California Society of American Foresters provides recognition for outstanding service to the Society, and to the forestry profession.  Every member of SAF has the opportunity to initiate the nomination of a peer, mentor or professional whom they admire for their knowledge of forestry, ability to promote the profession, and/or their commitment and leadership.

Nominations are due to the Awards Chair ( by October 31 of each year; the winners are then recognized at the annual Winter Meeting held in January/February. The award categories and criterium are listed below: