Inducted in 2007
Girvan began his forestry career as a contractor in Nova Scotia moving to the Dept. of Lands & Forests working as a forest technician and district supervisor before embarking on a career as an educator at the Maritime Forest Ranger School. Primarily through his dedication as an educator and author of several forestry books he has had a strong impact on foresters, technicians, land owners, and others whose life’s work is a stewards of the forests. Girvan has been an active participant in many organizations including the NS and NB Forest Technicians Assocs. and has been awarded the L.B. Pearson Canadian Poetry Prize and CIF Tree of Life Award. He was also inducted into the NB Forestry Hall of Fame in 2004.