George Hirschenberger discusses what drew him to the University of Montana from Chicago, Illinois (his birthplace), and graduating from the College of Forestry with a degree in Range Management. He talks about his time as a student and two instructors, Melvin Morris and Lee Eddleman, who both impacted his studies and future career at the Bureau of Land Management where he worked for 36 years. Hirschenberger shares stories about the rivalry between the Forestry School and the Law School and describes the pranks the two schools played on each other.
College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana; Melvin Morris; Lee Eddleman, Boondockers Day; Missoula, Montana; Bernie Hilde
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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Hirschenberger, George, "George Hirschenberger Interview, January 31, 2014" (2014). University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project. 8.