GREENE COUNTY LANDOWNER RECEIVES TREASURE FOREST AWARD

Robert Loper of Greene County received the Helene Mosley Memorial TREASURE Forest Award for the central region at the 2017 Alabama TREASURE Forest Association (ATFA) and Alabama Natural Resources Council (ANRC) awards banquet in Florence Oct. 27. The award, sponsored by the ANRC and W. Kelly Mosley Environmental Awards Program, recognizes the most outstanding TREASURE Forests in Alabama. Loper’s property, Greenebriar, is managed for timber production and wildlife habitat. Groups like the Audobon Society and Tuscaloosa Natural Resources Committee use Greenebriar for educational activities. Loper received a $500 cash award, recognition plaque and limited-edition forestry and wildlife print. From left are Loper and daughter Trudy.

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