George Leonard Interview, June 25, 1997

Interviewee

George Leonard

Interviewer

Rick Freeman

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Description

George Leonard reflects on his role in the formation of the New Perspectives policy in the early 1990s. He discusses a few pieces of key legislation that sparked the move towards New Perspectives and the impetus for new policy-making provided by the burgeoning timber sale program and consequent opposition. Leonard finishes with a few promising leads for further research on the history of ecosystem management. Interview conducted by telephone.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Ecosystem management; U.S. Forest Service; New Perspectives policy; Timber sales; U.S. Forest Service

Original Date

6-25-1997

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

U.S. Forest Service Ecosystem Management Oral History Project, OH 370, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

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 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 370-003

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (5 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:20:06 minutes

Local Filename

OH_370_003.mp3; OH_370_003.pdf

George Leonard Interview, June 25, 1997

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