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RMRS-GTR-184: Building a research legacy -- The Intermountain Station 1911-1997

Klade, Richard J. 2006. Building a research legacy -- The Intermountain Station 1911-1997. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-184. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 259 p.

Includes highlights of the history of organizations that preceded formation of the Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in 1954. Provides detailed accounts of Intermountain Station research and administrative accomplishments, some of the people who led activities, and changes in the organization from 1954 through 1997 when the Intermountain and Rocky Mountain Stations merged to become the Rocky Mountain Research Station. Many significant Station publications are indicated by title in the text, and the references list includes other publications that provide additional historic background on research programs and results.

Keywords: Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Intermountain Station, research and administrative accomplishments, Rocky Mountain Research Station

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Chapter 1. The Trail We Will Follow
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Chapter 2. Early Forest and Range Research
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Chapter 3. Priest River-Early Days
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Chapter 4. Great Basin-Early Days
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Chapter 5. Congress Authorizes Stations
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Chapter 6. The Northern Rocky Mountain Station, 1926-1953
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Chapter 7. The Intermountain Station, 1928-1953
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Chapter 8. Merger and Change, 1954
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Chapter 9. The Expansion Era
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Chapter 10. Station Growth, 1955-1971
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Chapter 11. New Approaches, 1971-1990
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Chapter 12. Consolidations and a New Station
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Chapter 13. Not In The Line Of Duty
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Chapter 14. A Quick Trip Through the Last Two Decades
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Appendix A. Pechanec Remembers His Early Days in Research
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Appendix B. A Few Days with Ralph at the Desert Range
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Title: RMRS-GTR-184: Building a research legacy-The Intermountain Station 1911-1997
Electronic Publish Date: December 8, 2006
Expires: Indefinite
Last Update:
February 3, 2007

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