Index to Interview Questions: 0:15 – Please share your background and how you became interested in forestry as a career. 0:59 – Although you were born in Lorimor, Iowa you consider two other Iowa communities your home towns. Tell us a little about those communities. 1:31 – You identified forestry as your ambition at a… Read More Max Younkin, Forester USFS (retired)
Index to Interview Questions: 0:20 – Tell us a little about your personal background and path to a forestry career. 4:44 – USFS Region Office assignment and fire management projects. 5:04 – Fire assessment projects: Focus, NFMAS 10:43 – Was there improvement in fire funding funding allocation subsequent to the FOCUS and NFMAS projects? 11:29 – Do you see a… Read More Robert (Bob) Solari, United States Forest Service, Retired
Index to Interview Questions: 0:18 – Please tell us a little about your background and how you became interested in forestry as a career. 4:12 – Please tell us a little about your forestry education. 5:25 – What was your career path after college? 15:41 – Please talk about the reforestation work you did on… Read More Lee Belau, Fire Management Officer, USFS (retired)
Richard Standiford, UC Cooperative Extension introduces the CA SAF Oral History Project and 4 interview clips. [Dr. Bill Libby, UC Berkeley] [Robert Solari, USFS retired] [Dr. Bill McKillop, UC Berkeley] [Dr. John Helms, Past President Society of American Foresters & UC Berkeley]
Index to Interview Questions: 00:24 – Provide some background about your upbringing and how you became interested in forestry as a career. 01:52 – Where did you attend forestry school? 03:12 – Tell us about your experiences at forestry camp. 03:49 – 1958 was a very eventful year for you. Besides graduating from Berkeley, tell us about some of… Read More Jim Bates, USFS, Retired
Index to Interview Questions: 0:05 – Introduction 0:58 – “Tell us more about your background and how you got started as a seasonal fire fighter for the US Forest Service “on a bet”.” 6:04 – “Was it a big change moving from Southern California to Humboldt as John started college there?” 6:49 – “What did… Read More John Bryant, Forester USFS Fire retired, CalPoly UFEI retired. Janet Bryant assisting
Richard Standiford, UC Cooperative Extension briefly introduces the California Society of American Foresters Oral History Project.
Index to Interview Questions: 00:29 – Tell us a little about your background. 11:49 – When you returned from WWII, how did you transition into forestry employment? 15:23 – Did you have to choose between public and private sector forestry for your early jobs? 21:55 – Tell us about learning to fly while you were working for… Read More Hank Abraham, American Forest Products, Retired