Act 3: WOW – Women Owning Woodlands with Fran Cafferata Coe
Fran Cafferata Coe is a Certified Wildlife Biologist® with over 15 years of experience in environmental consulting. Fran has experience in writing wildlife management plans, completing forest harvest unit reviews and environmental surveys for sensitive, threatened and endangered plant and animal species and their habitats. Fran is a member of both The Wildlife Society and the Society of American Foresters.
She is currently the Chair-elect for the Oregon Society of American Foresters. She is a past President of the Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society. In addition, Fran was the liaison between the two societies from 2010 – 2017. Being a member of both societies allows Fran to help wildlife and forestry professionals better communicate and discuss common goals. Fran was awarded the Oregon Society of American Foresters’ Young Forester Award in 2016. She also received the 2016 National Society of American Foresters Young Forester Leadership Award. Fran is passionate about bringing forestry and wildlife together to develop management strategies that are practical.