Hank Goetz describes his time as a student at the University of Montana in the School of Forestry. He discusses how he became full-time manager of the Lubrecht Experimental Forest. Goetz recalls the events that took place there that were not related to forestry, such as the Round River Program which facilitated wilderness education for undergraduate students. He describes how the School of Forestry, as well as forestry as a profession, has changed over the years. Goetz talks about the history of Lubrecht including how it was forested and how the University of Montana came to own it. He discusses his experiences as a soldier during the Vietnam War and his employment of the Northern Pacific Railway Company in Seeley Lake.
Seeley Lake, Montana; Lubrecht Experimental Forest, Montana; Lubrecht Experimental Forest, University of Montana; University of Montana School of Forestry; Vietnam War, 1955-1975; Northern Pacific Railway Company, Montana
University of Montana Oral History Project, OH 408, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound file (1:11:36 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (31 p. : 28 cm.)
oh 408-012.mp3; OH408-012.pdf
Goetz, Hank, "Hank Goetz Interview, June 2, 2006" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 11.