Bob Ream Interview, 2013


Bob Ream


Clark Grant



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Bob Ream talks about his 44 years spent as a University of Montana faculty member, as well as his position as Professor Emeritus and School Advisory Board member at the University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation. Ream details his contribution to the creation of the Wolf Ecology Project and the interdisciplinary Wilderness Institute. Ream talks about serving in the Montana Legislature, including the passage of the controversial Montana Stream Access Law of 1985, of which he was chief sponsor. He talks about the uniqueness of the Montana Legislature and how it truly is a citizen legislature.

Document Type

Oral History


College of Forestry and Conservation; Faculty; University of Montana; Wilderness Institute; Wolf Ecology Project; Stream Access; Legislature; Fish Wildlife and Parks Commission

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 443, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

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 /

Oral History Number

OH 443-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:14:06 min.) digital + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:14:06 minutes

Local Filename

OH_443_004.mp3; OH_443_004.pdf

Bob Ream Interview, 2013