Judith Pressmar and Sarah Jaffe
Jim McDonald discusses his grandparents’ move to Montana and his father’s ranch work. The McDonalds explain their relationship with the U.S. Forest Service as it pertains to block management for allowing the public to hunt elk on their ranchland and rotation grazing. The McDonalds recall childhood memories and detail some of the livestock problems with the wolves’ return, as well as conflicts with other predators.
Ranchers, Montana; U.S. Forest Service, grazing; U.S. Forest Service, block management; Predator control; Elk hunting, Montana; Lewis and Clark National Forest
Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Interviews, OH 365, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)
McDonald, Jim and McDonald, Jackie, "Jim McDonald and Jackie McDonald Interview, September 18, 1997" (1997). Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Oral History Project. 11.