Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

39999718 10155849820608129 4402891676595519488 nStephen F. Austin State University alumnus Eric Gage has been named a Society of American Foresters Fellow, recognizing his more than two decades of contributions to timberland management and service in the field of conservation.

Gage received a Bachelor of Science in forestry from SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture in 1992, and since that time has served in a variety of professional leadership roles ranging from division forester with Molpus Timberlands Management to a real estate broker serving individuals and timberland investment management organizations. Gage also served in a number of leadership roles with the Texas Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, including the position of chair from 2013 to 2014.

In addition to his professional leadership, Gage is actively engaged in civic outreach including the Boy Scouts of America and the school advisory board of St. Patrick Catholic School.

“I am especially honored to receive the recognition as a Fellow in SAF,” Gage said. “To be recognized by my fellow foresters is very humbling.”

According to the Society of American Foresters, this prestigious award distinguishes SAF members for long-standing service to forestry at the local, state and national level. Recipients are recognized as ambassadors for the advancement of the profession.