Ames Forester: Volume 36, Issue 2
Each fall when school reconvenes the topic of most interest around the forestry department is learning where fellow foresters spent the summer and what they were doing. There was the customary group which remained on campus to continue their formal education. Another group journeyed to Priest River, Idaho and gained valuable experience in summer camp. Still others were on their own and headed in every direction to do many different kinds of work leading to a broader aspect in their chosen field.
June twenty-first, nineteen hundred forty-eight. This is the date. On this day the Kaniksu National Forest found it had one hundred and eight potential foresters eager to learn about the practices of forestry and the ways of the birds and bees.
Editor’s Note: We still have not established contact with all of our graduates since the war. For this reason you will probably note errors and ommissions in the following directory. An asterisk preceding the name indicates that we have no record of the person's present address. Both the Forestry Department and the Ames Forester would greatly appreciate it if you would send us the correct address of any of the alumni of whom you have knowledge unless their correct address appears below. Names not appearing in this list are those who, insofar as we know, are deceased.
Activities at the Holst State Forest have been numerous and varied during the past year. A number of forestry students at Iowa State College are gaining practical experience by helping with the projects. At the same time, they are contributing towards the establishment of a sustained yield forest and public recreational area.