This collection includes fifty-four interviews with former Bureau of Land Management administrator Robert Wolf. Wolf details the history of the Forest Service from 1870 to 2001, its practices, legislation, controversies, the Congressional processes by which specific laws are enacted or defeated and the roles of legislators and governmental agencies in these processes. The interviews were conducted from 1989 to 2001 by multiple interviewers. Wolf also discusses specific Forest Services practices such as clearcutting, use of public lands, timber sales and bidding, multiple use of forests lands, roads, budgeting, reforestation, recreation and the controversies over the Klamath and Quinalt tribal forest lands and allotments. The original interviews are held as Oral History collection OH 227 at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
This collection includes 43 interviews.