A successful finale…6 Final CaSAF Interviews Online

The CaSAF Oral History Project is winding down. With these 6 new interviews, we have 38 videos on-line. This is 26 more interviews than the 12 we originally planned.  Thank you to all who have contributed time, funds and expertise.   Allan West – United States Forest Service, retired 00:46: His 1949 immigration from England… Read More A successful finale…6 Final CaSAF Interviews Online

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)