CALL: (574) 772-6522

Qualifications

FORESTRY BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS – Bruce Wakeland

Certified Forester – CF and Registered Michigan Forester
Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator in Indiana and Michigan
Purdue University – Bachelor of Science in Forestry, 1972
Forestry Consultant for four years with Stanley Hensler
Self employed consulting forester since 1976
Society of American Foresters – Presidential Field Foresters Award 2001
The American Chestnut Foundation 2004 Honoree Award
Indiana Wildlife Federation – Forestry Conservation Award 1985
Instructor – Purdue University – Consulting Forestry Course – 2003, 2006
ACF Practicing Foresters Institute:
University of New Hampshire 1979 & 1981 & 1987
University of Washington 1983 University of Minnesota 1985
Purdue University 1989 Stevens Point Wisconsin 1992
Iron Mountain Michigan 1995 Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania 1996
Michigan State University Forest Appraisal Course 1981
Purdue Lumber and Log Grading Course 1980 & 1997
Southern Michigan Foresters Workshop 1988 – Instructor

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association of Consulting Foresters of America (ACF)
1st Vice President 1990-1992 Chapter Chairman 1981-87
Membership Committee Chairman 1996-98
American Chestnut Foundation – Board of Directors
American Chestnut Foundation – Indiana Chapter Chairman – current
Society of American Foresters since 1973 – Indiana Chairman 2002
Indiana Tree Farm Committee – Dist. 1 Chairman 1988-94
Indiana Forestry and Woodland Owners Association
RC&D Forestry Committee – Chairman
Indiana State Forestry Planning Committee 1981 – 1987
Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center – Advisory Committee

SERVICES OFFERED

Forest tree planting and plantation maintenance
Timber land management & plans
Timber inventories and appraisals
Timber marking and marketing
Timber Stand Improvement

AREAS SERVED

Northern Indiana