Ashley Watts Rowe Recognized for Technical Writing

Point Clear, AL – On March 6, the Forest Resources Association’s Southcentral Region honored Alabama Forestry Association’s Ashley Watts Rowe with its First Place Technical Writing Award for 2019. This Annual Award recognizes the best Technical Releases published and posted on FRA’s website.

Rowe authored Technical Release 18-R-5, “Forestry Works” in Alabama. This Technical Release highlights a comprehensive workforce development program (“Forestry Works”—see to actively recruit and train individuals for careers in forestry and the forest products industry. Developed by the Alabama Forestry Association, through the Alabama Forestry Foundation, Forestry Works aims to develop a pipeline of qualified workers for logging and forest products manufacturing companies. The program includes 3 major components: Education, Career Promotion, and Skills Training.

(FRA members may find 18-R-5 in the members-only/login area of the FRA website at the following link:

Rowe TR Award FRA SCR 2019

Photo:  Ashley Watts Rowe (right) receives FRA’s Southcentral Region First Place Technical Writing Award from FRA Southcentral Region Chairman David Cupp (left).

The Forest Resources Association Inc. is a nonprofit trade association concerned with the safe, efficient, and sustainable harvest of forest products and their transport from woods to mill. FRA represents wood consumers, independent logging contractors, and wood dealers, as well as businesses providing products and services to the forest resource-based industries.

RELEASE: March 20, 2019
CONTACT: Rick Meyer (540-989-4171; [email protected])

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