Amasons Recognized With Helene Mosley Memorial TREASURE Forest Award
Robert Amason Sr. and Robert Amason Jr. of Pickens County received the Helene Mosley Memorial TREASURE Forest Award during the Alabama Landowners Conference Awards Program Oct. 15 at the Marriott Prattville Hotel and Conference Center. This award recognizes individuals who exemplify the multiple-use concepts of forest management with special emphasis on education. Recipients must own a certified Alabama TREASURE Forest.
The Amasons’ names will be added to a plaque of past Helen Mosley Memorial TREASURE Forest Award winners, which hangs alongside the Alabama Forester’s Hall of Fame in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.
From left are Alabama Natural Resources Council Chair Jacob Davis and three generations of Amasons: Robert Jr., Robert Sr. and William.
The inaugural Alabama Landowners Conference was presented by the Alabama Natural Resources Council, the Alabama Tree Farm Committee and the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association.
Pickens County Student Participates In Alfa Youth Leadership Conference
Briley Newman from Pickens County sharpened leadership skills during the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana Oct. 8-9. She attends Gordo High School and was sponsored by the Pickens County Farmers Federation. From left are the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Mike Tidwell and Newman.
Farmers Federations Sponsor Annual UWA Fish Fry
Over 485 people attended the University of West Alabama Fish Fry Sept. 6 before the football game versus Miles College. Farmers Federations from Greene, Choctaw, Sumter, Marengo, Pickens, Washington and Hale counties sponsored the annual event.
UWA President Ken Tucker, the provost, the athletic director, Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt, Rep. AJ McCampbell, Rep. Ralph Howard & Sen. Bobby Singleton attended.