Ken Delfino, California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection, retired

Index to Interview Questions: 00:47 – Tell us about your background and how you got started in forestry and why you chose fire management. 03:32 – Were there any people or events that influenced your forestry career? 09:44 –  Were there personal considerations as you made decisions about your education and forestry career? 12:21 –   Do you think… Read More Ken Delfino, California Dept. of Forestry & Fire Protection, retired

Dr. William (Bill) McKillop, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Index to Interview Questions” 00:21 – What began your interest in forestry and ultimately led you to a career? 01:54 – What was your first forestry book as a boy about forestry education? 02:29 – Describe yourself as a young man. 03:49 – Please give us a brief chronology of your career path to becoming a Forest Economist. 07:53… Read More Dr. William (Bill) McKillop, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley

Mark T. Smith, United States Forest Service, Retired

Index to Interview Questions: 00:15 –  Please provide some of your background and tell us how you became interested in forestry as a career. 00:54 –  Please describe some of the jobs and experiences that encompass your 42 year career with the US Forest Service. 1:45 –  Please provide a general description of the dynamics leading to the extensive… Read More Mark T. Smith, United States Forest Service, Retired

John Helms, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley, Past President Society of American Foresters

Index to Interview Questions: 00:22 – Tell us a little about your background. 01:44 – How did you become interested in forestry as a career? 02:20 – Tell us a little about your education as a forester. Does it differ between Australia and the USA? 03:19 – Why did you choose to pursue the academic side of the… Read More John Helms, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley, Past President Society of American Foresters

John Mount, “Forester for Life”, Southern California Edison, Retired

Index to Interview Questions 00:21 – Tell us a little about your background and how you became interested in forestry. 03:34 – Tell us about your forestry education and how people and events at UC Berkeley influenced your career. 05:00 – Were you an inspired academic at UC Berkeley, or did you simply aspire not to become an academic?… Read More John Mount, “Forester for Life”, Southern California Edison, Retired

The California SAF Oral History Project – About & Support (2:15)

Initiated in conjunction with the California Society of American Foresters 2016 Centennial, the Oral History Project conducts video interviews with California SAF Golden Members, and other venerable California Foresters, to capture highlights of their professional careers, insights into social and profession changes over time, and the future of forestry and the role of SAF in… Read More The California SAF Oral History Project – About & Support (2:15)

Dr. Bill Libby, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley, Forest Genetics

Index to Interview Questions: 0:15 – How did you choose forestry as a career? 0:51 – Was there a defining event 
which inspired you? 1:46 – Tell us about your time at 
University of Michigan. 4:08 – What is a forest geneticist? 5:25 – What are your thoughts about 
genetic modification? 7:13 – Give us… Read More Dr. Bill Libby, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley, Forest Genetics