Risa Lange-Navarro describes her father, Bob Lange, who was a dendrology professor at the University of Montana from 1962 to 1979. She talks about learning forestry from her father, including memories of going to the Lubrecht Experimental Forest. Lange-Navarro describes attending the University of Montana’s College of Forestry and taking a class taught by her father. She also covers her work experience on various fire crews and explains how her father’s friendship with Professor Robert Steele led to her interest in fire management. Lange-Navarro describes the long history of forestry in and around Missoula and how that also influenced her career decision.
Fire Management; Dendrology; Lubrecht Experimental Forest; College of Forestry and Conservation; 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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1 sound file (00:20:33 min.) digital + 1 transcript (7 p.: 28 cm.)
Lange-Navarro, Risa, "Risa Lange-Navarro Interview, October 16, 2013" (2013). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 16.