From the Kentucky Forest Industries Association newsroom:
Jack Stickey from Irvine, Kentucky was recently honored as the 2016 Kentucky Tree Farmer of the Year at the KFIA 52nd Annual Meeting in Lexington. Stickney was selected from a number of nominations submitted to the state Tree Farm Committee from throughout Kentucky.
Stickney’s 100 acre Tree Farm in Estill County, Kentucky is managed for a wide range of benefits including timber production, wildlife and recreation. The tree farm is also used for numerous educational purposes for environmental classes and has also hosted a regional woodland owners short course.
Jack is a KWOA board member for its eastern zone.