Wayne and Peggy Coleman, Washington County Tree Farmer of the Year Award

Wayne and Peggy Coleman own approximately 108 acres in Baileyville, most of it wooded, and have been practicing exemplary stewardship for the past 20 years. The Colemans have contracted two well managed commercial harvests in the past, as well as conducted several small harvests commercial harvests his own with the help of his sons. In addition to revenue, these harvests have produced firewood, wildlife habitat, water quality control, and recreational opportunities.

Wayne and Peggy frequently host community events with church groups, scouts, and the St. Croix chapter of SWOAM.

Wayne and Peggy are being awarded Washington Country Tree Farmer of the year for the second time, and tree Farm encourages them to keep active in their pursuit for Maine State Tree Farmer of the year.

Readers can obtain more information about the Tree Farm system at: https://www.treefarmsystem.org/ and http://mainetreefarm.org/