John McMahon discusses his time at the College of Forestry as both an undergraduate and graduate student. He speaks about his career as a forester for Weyerhaeuser Company in Washington state and his job responsibilities, which included supervising both the planting and harvesting of trees. McMahon explains that taking a variety of classes in other subjects at the University of Montana prepared him for various responsibilities he faced in his managerial roles. He advises students to follow this approach and specialize later.
College of Forestry and Conservation; Douglas fir; Weyerhaeuser Company; University of Montana
College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 443, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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McMahon, John, "John McMahon Interview, October 10, 2013" (2013). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 11.