Colin Hardy Interview, 2013


Colin Hardy


Clark Grant



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Colin Hardy talks about graduating from the University Of Montana College Of Forestry and as one of the first undergraduates in the Resource Conservation Program. Hardy also received a Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Montana and details the amount of influence the university has had on his life. Hardy talks about his father’s relationship to the College of Forestry and his father’s legacy. His father also worked in the research lab for the Forest Service, so Hardy describes carrying on the family tradition. He discusses his deep curiosity about fire and the projects that he is working to study it.

Document Type

Oral History


Fire research; Forestry; University of Montana; Missoula, Montana; College of Forestry and Conservation

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 443-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:13:44 min.) digital + 1 transcript (6 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:13:44 minutes

Local Filename

OH_443_005.mp3; OH_443_005.pdf

Colin Hardy Interview, 2013