Myrl Nardinger discusses his time at the University of Montana’s College of Forestry before graduating in 1973 with a degree in range management. He describes field trips to Nogales, Mexico, and smuggling Coors beer back to Montana. Nardinger also recalls a field trip to Washington state and seeing the massive slash piles on the Quinault Indian Reservation. He talks about conducting range surveys for the Burlington Northern Land Department in Eastern Montana, which led to an interest in range management. Nardinger says that his education benefitted him as the owner of an irrigation company.
Burlington Northern Railroad; Range management; College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana; Range surveys
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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Nardinger, Myrl, "Myrl Nardinger Interview" (2013). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 14.