Wyman Schmidt discusses receiving three degrees from the University of Montana’s School of Forestry: a Bachelor’s degree in 1958, a Master’s degree in 1961, and a PhD in 1980. He describes his career with the U.S. Forest Service, which was primarily focused on forest ecology and silviculture. Schmidt talks about working for both the Rocky Mountain Research Station and the Inter-Mountain Research Station as well as working in labs at both the University of Montana (Missoula) and Montana State University (Bozeman). He describes the highlight of his career working with international science exchanges. Schmidt encourages students to have an open mind and to enjoy their university experience.
Silviculture; International exchanges; 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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Schmidt, Wyman, "Wyman Schmidt Interview, October 18, 2013" (2013). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 19.