Jim Burchfield Interview, December 18, 2014

Interviewee

Jim Burchfield

Interviewer

Clark Grant

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Description

Jim Burchfield discusses his forestry education and working for the U.S. Forest Service. He recalls being drawn to nature as a boy and first becoming interested in forestry after meeting a forester as a sophomore at the University of Michigan. Burchfield talks about his role as the dean of the College of Forestry and Conservation. He also emphasizes the important role that foresters play in protecting and preserving natural environments. Burchfield concludes by praising the college and his predecessors then tells students to study hard and have empathy for others.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana; University of Michigan; Conservation

Original Date

12-18-2014

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 443, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 443-010

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:10:56 min.) digital + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:10:56 minutes

Local Filename

OH_443_010.mp3; OH_443_010.pdf

Jim Burchfield Interview, December 18, 2014

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