Frank Fowler discusses working as a smokejumper while attending the University of Montana’s College of Forestry. Fowler discusses the book he authored, High-mountain, Two-manner, which documents his experiences as a smokejumper and a university student. He notes that much of the documentation for the book came from letters he wrote to his mother. Fowler then discusses his career with the U.S. Forest Service and the projects he worked on during his time there, including forming the Jewel Basin Hiking Area and working on designations for the three forks of the Flathead River.
Forest fires; College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana; Missoula, Montana; Wild and Scenic River Act; Jewel Basin Hiking Area; Flathead River
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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Fowler, Frank, "Frank Fowler Interview, December 19, 2014" (2014). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 7.