Timber Producers honor South Carolina State Forester

The South Carolina Timber Producers Association has selected State Forester Gene Kodama to receive its President’s Award. Mr. Kodama, who is the agency head of the South Carolina Forestry Commission, was recognized by the Association for "outstanding support for SCTBA and commitment to the sustainable forestry industry in South Carolina." South Carolina has 13.1 million acres of forestland, and the state’s forest industry has a $17 billion impact, according to the South Carolina Forestry Commission.