Field safety operations supervisor, Lisa Schneider, showcases her passion for field safety and forestry equipment through Instagram. Her love for Tigercat equipment, radiant personality and her awesome photography have been gaining attention online. In the process, Lisa is helping shed light on an important part of the forest industry that is sometimes overlooked – field safety.
Women in Logging
There are a multitude of exciting and rewarding careers in forestry but forest harvesting is still a male dominated industry. ‘Women in Logging' is a Between the Branches feature series focusing on the particular challenges that women face in the timber harvesting industry, while highlighting the benefits and career paths of successful women. Let's widen the forestry professional demographic and ensure the long-term health of the industry.
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Snowmobiler, wake surfer, basketball player, youth group leader and vice president of Treeline, Inc., thirty-year-old Whitney Souers is a force to be reckoned with.
From conducting safety audits to running forwarders to sourcing parts, Theresa is hands-on when it comes to the family business.
Samantha Paul continues with her second installment in the new Between the Branches Feature, Women in Logging. Samantha profiles Wendy Fennell, CEO of Fennell Forestry, headquartered in Mount Gambier, South Australia.
Samantha Paul begins a new series on women in logging with hopes to inspire young women to consider logging as a career. First up, an interview with BC based operator, Hannah Dehoog that explores how she got into the logging industry, what life is like for a woman in logging camps and what she loves about being an operator.