Delaware Tree Farmers of the Year honored

Bernice and Douglas Moore
Bernice and Douglas Moore (Photo: DDA)

FELTON, DELAWARE (3/14/2015) A Sussex County couple have been honored as Delaware’s Tree Farmers of the year.

The award was presented to Bernice and Douglas Moore at the Delaware Forestry Association’s meeting Thursday in Felton.

They were recognized for their continuous commitment to sustainable forest management and stewardship planning, as well as extensive engagement in forestry education and outreach.

Their 102-acre property near Georgetown has been a certified Tree Farm since 1993.

On hand to present a proclamation from the Delaware General Assembly were Reps. David L. Wilson and Harvey R. Kenton. Governor Markell also sent a video message to congratulate the Moores.