Reston, VA – The National Wildlife Federation has recognized Tiffany Woods for her commitment to working across organizational lines to promote better forest management practices.
“Tiffany Woods' considerable impact is measured in the thousands of acres of longleaf pine forest restored and the dozens of collaborative efforts advanced,” said Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation. “Her unmatched commitment to building authentic partnerships across the southeast is a national model for how collaborative conservation should work.”
The Charlie Shaw Conservation Partnership Award honors individuals who have demonstrated a true appreciation for the value and potential of the NWF-affiliate partnership.
“I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the National Wildlife Federation for the support and organizational structure that provides me with the opportunity to work with such dedicated and mission-driven affiliates in the Southeast,” explained Tiffany Woods, the National Wildlife Federation’s manager of southeast forestry. “The success of the forestry program can only be attributed to the dedication to the on-the-ground efforts of the Alabama, Georgia and Florida wildlife federations. I look forward to continued successes with many affiliates for forestry and wildlife habitat conservation in the years to come.”
The ceremony took place at the National Wildlife Federation’s annual meeting and 82nd anniversary celebration, held in Chantilly, Virginia.
“Tiffany is proactive and intentional in her efforts to develop relationships and establish cooperation at the earliest possible moment,” said Tim Gothard, executive director of the Alabama Wildlife Federation. “Partnership is a foundational trait, rather than an afterthought, with Tiffany and it drives her and affiliate success.”
“Tiffany Woods epitomizes the partnership talked about in the One Federation initiative,” said Mike Worley, executive director of the Georgia Wildlife Federation. “She is helpful, thoughtful, passionate and credible. Tiffany is a partner upon whom we count to make us better and more effective.”
Tiffany Woods: Charlie Shaw Conservation Partnership Award – NWF Staff
Tiffany Woods, Manager of Southeast Forestry, began her professional career at the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) in 2012 and currently leads the Southeast Forestry Program working from the Atlanta, Georgia regional office. Tiffany’s program centers on working with affiliates to improve forest management practices and wildlife habitat on private lands, and she has been a part of the team that has restored thousands of acres of longleaf pine on private lands alongside the Alabama Wildlife Federation.
Prior to her work at NWF, Tiffany worked for the University of Georgia’s Study Abroad Program which focused on sustainability and environmental tourism in New Zealand, Australia, and Antarctica. Tiffany has a Master’s of Science degree from the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources and an undergraduate degree from the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, both from the University of Georgia. A small landowner herself, Tiffany enjoys her time spent outdoors especially deer hunting, hiking, fishing and kayaking.
Additionally, Tiffany is an endurance sports athlete, having completed two Ironman races and multiple marathons and half-Ironman races. Tiffany’s greatest influences in forestry, farming and wildlife go back to her family roots in Watkinsville, Georgia, where her father and uncle taught her to hunt and fish and to also understand the importance of forestry and wildlife conservation.
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