Florida PLT Supporters

Only with the assistance of our sponsors and grantors is Florida PLT able to maintain the quality of our programs, helping to reconnect children to the natural world. The Florida PLT Steering Committee thanks the following supporters for their commitment to PLT.


Emerald Leaf ($10,000+)

American Forest Foundation, National PLT

Florida Forest Service, Jim Karels, Lou Shepard

Platinum Leaf ($5,000-$9,999)

State Implementation Committee, Florida Sustainable Forestry Initiatiave

Gold Leaf ($2,500-4,999)


Silver Leaf ($1,000-$2,499)


Bronze Leaf ($500-$999)

North Florida Woodlands Inc. and Rex Lumber, Caroline Dauzat

WestRock, Jim Cottingham & Ed Lewis

Friends of PLT ($50-$499)

Florida Chapter, Association of Consulting Foresters, Ralph Jowett

Kestrel Ecological Services, Erick Smith

Kathy McGlaufin

Southeastern Wood Producers, Tommy Carroll



Emerald Leaf ($10,000+)

American Forest Foundtion, National PLT Model Programs Initiative Grant

Platinum Leaf ($5,000-$9,999)

Florida Forest Service, Jim Karels

Florida Sustainable Forestry Initiative State Implementation Committee

Gold Leaf ($2,500-4,999)

Rayonier Community Grant Progam & Rayonier Operations, Mike Bell

Rayonier Advanced Materials Foundation, Russell Schweiss    

Silver Leaf ($1,000-$2,499)

Phillip Allen

Florida Forestry Association, Alan Shelby

Mizell Development, Inc., Adam Mizell         

Packaging Corporation of America, Jamie Pitts

TRM Woodlands, Inc., Kevin Kelley

Bronze Leaf ($500-$999)

Harley Langdale Jr. Foundation, Donald Warren

Langdale Woodlands, Inc., Wesley Langdale

North Florida Woodland, Inc. and Rex Lumber, Caroline Dauzat

M.A. Riconi, Inc., Gary Brett

Packaging Corporation of America, Devin Corbitt

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Tim Martin

WestRock, Jim Cottingham & Ed Lewis

Friends of PLT ($50-$499)

Hyatt Survey, Pam Hyatt

Kestrel Ecological Services, Erik Smith

David Norton and Diann Douglas

Ruthland Forest Nursery, Terrel and Debra Rutland

Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc., Michael Donner

Shields Properties, Bill Argicola

Spanish Trail Lumber Co., Ross Jackson

Larry Wides, Raymond James Investments


The work of Florida Project Learning Tree would not be possible without the generous contributions of industries, government agencies, and individuals.

For information about how you can become a sponsor,

contact Nancy Peterson at (352) 846-0848 or njp@ufl.edu.

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