Rolling Stones sideman Chuck Leavell named honorary forester

Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012
by smccreary

At a ceremony in Atlanta this week, Chuck Leavell, a keyboardist for the Rolling Stones and the Allman Brothers Band and also a Georgia tree farmer, was named an honorary forest ranger by the USDA Forest Service. According to the New York Times, “Selecting Mr. Leavell…help[s] the service promote people who responsibly manage private timberland, which makes up more than half of the forests in the country.”


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