Xi Sigma Pi – Forestry Honor Society

Xi Sigma Pi is a national honor society which recognizes outstanding students in forest resources and wildlife ecology.  Members are recognized for achieving a high standard of academic excellence, and for excelling in their prospective fields through dedication, commitment, and hard work.  The objectives of the society are to secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forestry education, to work for the up-building of forestry, and to promote cooperative relations among professionals.  The Gamma Chapter of Xi Sigma Pi at the University of Maine is most notably involved in the annual Christmas tree sales to raise money for student scholarships within the School of Forest Resources and the Department of Wildlife Ecology.  We also encourage networking with local forestry and natural resource professionals, as well as active participation and leadership in activities pertaining to members’ prospective fields.  Individuals must be nominated for membership into the society on the basis of grade point average and professional involvement.

Xi Sigma Pi Initiation 2010

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Advisor:  Louis Morin
Forester:  Katie Wonch
Associate Forester:  Kayla Pelletier
Ranger:  Steve Dunham
Secretary/Fiscal Officer:  Evan Chadmus