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
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Oral History Number
1 sound file (00:13:17 min.) digital + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)
McMahon, John, "John McMahon Interview, October 10, 2013" (2013). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 11.