Bart O'Gara Interview, June 17, 1991


Bart O'Gara


Wendy Hall



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Bart O’Gara describes his upbringing in Laurel, Nebraska, and the time he spent working for the United States Navy. O’Gara also discusses his educational background, including his doctoral work in zoology at Montana State University and the University of Montana, respectively, as well his early research on pronghorn reproduction and issues of predator and prey relationships. He also discusses his work with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and his time in the Cooperative Research Unit, a Montana State sponsored wildlife research unit. O’Gara describes the founding and development of the Wildlife Biology program at the University of Montana, Missoula.

Document Type

Oral History


Zoology; Cooperative Research Unit; United States Fish and Wildlife Service; University of Montana-Missoula; Wildlife biology; Pronghorn reproduction; Predator and prey relationships

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

University of Montana Wildlife Biology Program Oral History Project, OH 276, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 /

Oral History Number

OH 276-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (17 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:57:39 minutes

Local Filename

OH_276_005.mp3; OH_276_005.pdf

Bart O'Gara Interview, June 17, 1991