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early years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve

early years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve

Major Frank Fenn reports to Washington

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Published by University of Idaho Library in Moscow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fenn, Frank A.,
  • Bitterroot National Forest (Idaho and Mont.) -- History.,
  • Nezperce National Forest (Idaho) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Original record source: National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. RG49 (General Land Office), Division R files, E. 918, Box 12, Bitterroot Forest Reserve Records.

    Statementtranscribed from the original manuscripts in the National Archives ; editing and introduction by Dennis W. Baird.
    SeriesNorthwest historical manuscript series
    ContributionsFenn, Frank A., Baird, Dennis W., United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18138383M
    LC Control Number12371469


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The Early Years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve: Major Frank Fenn Reports to Washington Transcribed from the original manuscripts in the National Archives. Editing and introduction by Dennis W.

Baird. Published by the University ofldaho Library, Northwest Historical Manuscript Series. Text 1: Judge Heyburn petitions to shrink the Bitterroot Forest Reserve --Text 2: Bitterroot Forest Reserve Superintendent james Glendinning and Special Agent H.H.

Schwartz examine the Buffalo Hump region in --Text 3: Major Frank Fenn combats further efforts by Judge Heyburn to shrink the Bitterroot Reserve. Series Title. Three of his recent books Wild Places Preserved: The Story of Bob Marshall in Idaho (), In Nez Perce Country: Accounts of the Bitterroots after Lewis and Clark () and The Early Years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve: Major Frank Fenn Reports to Washington () are the basis for many of the primary sources for our project.

An early morning lightning storm touched off six fires on the Bitterroot National Forest Thursday. That means that only 10% of the days have been drier in the last 10 years.

Baird, Dennis W.,The Early Years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve: Major Frank Fenn Reports to Washington. Transcribed from the original manuscripts in the National Archives as part of the Northwest Historical Manuscript Series, University of Idaho Library.

Barrett, S.W., S.F. The Bitterroot Valley was used by the first Euro-American explorers to the western United States, including Lewis and ing the Lewis and Clark expedition, fur traders from the Hudson’s Bay Company entered the Bitterroot Valley to. Bitterroot is widespread in the western United States, ranging from Washington and California eastward to Montana (where it is the state flower), Colorado, and Arizona.

This ephemeral perennial plant grows on well-drained gravelly soils in dry shrublands, often dominated by sagebrush, but also in piñon-juniper woodlands, oak woods, and. Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos horribilis.

People in the Bitterroot valley have been living with bears for a long time. Over the years the population has grown more “bear aware”, especially on the West side of the valley along the forest front, learning how. Bitterroot Forest Reserve Rangers, George V.

Ring photograph, courtesy of St. Gertrude’s Museum. History of Packing in Idaho’s Selway Country The Partnership Between the Forest Service and Packing In Congress authorized the President to withdraw public lands and create forest. The Great Fire of (also commonly referred to as the Big Blowup, the Big Burn, or the Devil's Broom fire) was a wildfire in the western United States that burned three million acres (4, sq mi; 12, km 2) in North Idaho and Western Montana, with extensions into Eastern Washington and Southeast British Columbia, in the summer of The area burned included large parts of the.

The Early Years of the Bitterroot Forest Reserve: Major Frank Fenn Reports to Washington; Report of the Northern Pacific Railroad's Survey of the North Fork of the Clearwater River in by Philip G.

Eastwick; send $ per publication for shipping and handling payable to the University of Idaho Library to: The University of Idaho Library. Missoula, MT () Today. Overcast with rain showers at times. High 51F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Lightning storm sparks five fires on Bitterroot Forest An early-morning storm packing lots of lightning sparked at least five fires on the Bitterroot National Forest Wednesday. Bitterroot Mountain Range. Born in Bozeman, Montana, graduated from Montana State College,and received a Master's degree in Forestry from Yale, For 39 years he worked for the U.S.

Forest Service. He located and planned the Forest Service's Savenac Nursery at Haugen, Montana, served as Supervisor of the Lolo and Bitterroot.

Over the past few decades in the Bitterroot Valley, members of the Friend of the Bitterroot have been victims of violence, including being assaulted by a mob of angry loggers in the parking lot of the Bitterroot National Forest’s Supervisor’s office in Hamilton (as the USFS looked out and watched), had guns fired at their buildings, cabins.

BITTEBROOT RESERVE. The areas of the Bitterroot drainage basin that are sitaated within the boandaries of the forest reserve are confined to the western por- tions. From St.

Mary Peak, at the northeast corner of the reserve, to a point due west from the junction of the West and East forks, about four-fifths of the western watershed. The Black Hills National Forest Reserve (today the Black Hills National Forest) was the first federal forest preserve established in the United States inmainly as a response to intensive and often wasteful timber practices up to that time (Graves, ).

Timber production is still a major use of much of the landscape. He joined the Forest Service in when it was first established. During the next 10 years he was in charge of several national forests in Regions 1 and 5, and served as the Northern Region’s chief inspector.

Sherman was known as "Old Smoothie" for his diplomatic skills while working in the Bitterroot. On a recent camping trip on our backyard public lands, the Bitterroot National Forest near Missoula, Montana, my family discovered more than a babbling creek, starry skies and the quiet of nature at our weekend campsite.

We were also surprised to find relics of history that painted a picture of life on the forest years ago. Forest fire prevention and suppression were principal responsibilities of the early-day Forest Ranger. They continue to be among his most important jobs today.

During the dry, hot days of summer, there is always the feeling of expectancy in the minds of those who carry these responsibilities. There have been fires in the forests as long. The following was written by Gary Milner and posted as a comment to a previous blog post titled “Good” and “Bad” Recreation: The Bitterroot National ’s comment provides so much additional context and information that it warrants its own post.

– mk. Missoula / m ɪ ˈ z uː l ə / is a city in the U.S. state of Montana; it is the county seat of Missoula is located along the Clark Fork River near its confluences with the Bitterroot and Blackfoot Rivers in western Montana and at the convergence of five mountain ranges, thus it is often described as the "hub of five valleys".

Inthe United States Census Bureau estimated the. The Bitterroot National Forest is located in far western Montana. The small town of Stevensville is located near it. The nearest larger town is Missoula, located around 30 miles to the north, while the state's capital, Helena, is almost miles to the east.

Bitterroot National Forest is located in a wild and beautiful part of the country, surrounded by rugged mountain chains. Book Bitterroot Ranch, Dubois on Tripadvisor: See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Bitterroot Ranch, ranked #5 of 18 specialty lodging in Dubois and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.

InElers Koch argued in a Journal of Forestry article that a minimum fire protection model should be implemented in the backcountry areas of national forests in Idaho, USA. As a USDA Forest Service Supervisor and Assistant Regional Forester, Koch had led many major fire-fighting campaigns in the region, beginning with the great fires of Idaho and Montana.

generate interest in ecosystems research. The Bitterroot National Forest was an ideal site because its lower elevation forest types have experienced years of change due to fire exclusion and extensive logging, together with housing and agricultural developments along the forest boundary.

Also, during the early s, the Forest Service. The early leading lights of Austrianism were from Austria. Best known are Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek and his mentor Ludwig von Mises. In economics, the Austrian paradigm is the philosophical descendant of Adam Smith and the other so-called classical liberals (meaning libertarians).

The Idaho Native Plant Society (INPS) is dedicated to promoting interest in native plants and plant communities and to collecting and sharing information on all phases of the botany of native plants in Idaho, including educating the public to the values of the native flora and its habitats.

In keeping with our mission, it is the intent of the INPS to educate its membership and the public about. Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1() Environmentalists didn't agree in the case of the Bitterroot, and the matter was taken to court, a common occurrence for timber harvests in national forests.

Economy vs. ecology. Fires burnedacres of land in the Bitterroot National Forest, about 20 percent of its million acres. Lehrman has been working with Bitterroot forest wilderness and trails program manager Deb Gale and resource specialist Marty Almquist for the past five years to get the permit approved, and West.

Bitterroot National Forest is perfect for spending a day or a week RV camping at one of the dozens of campgrounds in this area of Montana. Surround yourself with nature. Book today and save 10% on your nightly rate with code SPRING10 Save 10% with code SPRING10   West Fork The Bitterroot Forest Reserve was established inand in rangers Than Wilkerson and Hank Tuttle became its first rangers.

At the nolonger present town of. The Bitterroot Forest Reserve was established by Congress on Febru The Reserve encompassed 4, acres and originally included all or parts of the Nez Perce, Salmon, Clearwater.

Clyde Fickes, in the early s, with horses near Hannan Gulch Ranger Station. Authors’ Note: This piece is excerpted from a report Clyde Fickes wrote in May It appeared in “Volume 1 – Early Days In The Forest Service.” His words are excerpted with light editing.

Fickes retired from the. Montana, mountainous or full of mountains 1 Many infer that the word is of Spanish origin, a corruption, perhaps, of Montana a mountain, but it is purely Latin.

It was a natural adoption, and the manner of it is given elsewhere. is a name, as herein used, no less beautiful than significant. From the summit of its loftiest peak – Mount Hayden – may be seen within a day’s ride of each.

In the summer ofmore thanacres of the Bitterroot Forest burned. Some areas were so hot that soils were sterilized, and evergreen seeds essential to new tree growth were incinerated. Now, massive replanting is necessary, as well as intensive human intervention to thwart invasions of noxious weeds and to remove dead, partially.

i John B. Leiberg, “The Bitterroot Forest Reserve,” U.S. Geological Survey, 20th Annual Report, Part V (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, ): About the author Stephen Arno is a retired US Forest Service research ecologist who lives in Florence, MT.

“Here now came the fire down from the Bitterroot Mountains and showered embers and forest shrapnel onto the town that was supposed to be protected by.

The Bitterroot Forest Restoration Committee advises forest managers based upon member expertise and stakeholder input. This is a chapter in a book that addresses resilience opportunities with.

Even during the early s, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally wasn’t much more than a distant literal and figurative rumbling for people such as us.

The book's knaves are William Clark, a Montana copper baron who purchased a U.S. Senate seat with bundles of $ bills, and Idaho Sen. Welden Heyburn, who tried to defund and to sell off the.Nestled in the heart of North Idaho’s breathtaking Silver Valley, at the foot of the towering Bitterroot Mountains, the Wallace Inn offers a unique experience for visitors.

Historic Wallace, Idaho is home to a rich and colorful history which has earned the entire downtown a listing on The National Register of .