The Great Basin Experiment Station

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
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Language eng
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Title The Great Basin Experiment Station
Description additional houses with dormitory facilities were the last to be built. An oval driveway, lined with stones with a flagpole in the center completed the attractive location of the Great Basin Scperiment Station. In this mountain setting many dedicated, skilled individuals performed a momentous work that continues to have far-reaching effect in many aspects of man's existence and the resources upon which he depends for a livelihood. The Station has been a training ground for many men who later achieved prominent positions in the Forest Service and other governmental and academic positions. Among these men was A. ';¦/. Sampson, who was the first Director at the Station. Mr, Sampson became well-known by the people in the area as he enjoyed the horse racing at the County lairs and participated in the wrestling and boxing natches during the annual celebration on top of the mountain, Dr. Sampson left in 1922 to become Associate Professor in the Forestry School of the University of Berkeley in California. C. L. Forsling followed as Director. Lincoln Kllison came to the Intermountain Station in 1958. His philosophy of balance equated with the health of the range is best understood in his statement: "The basic purpose in range management is to maintain the resources in such a condition that it will supply man with a maximum of the products and services he needs, or if the resource is already depleted, to restore it to that condition." Others who had an impact on the area with their studies were P. S. Baker, W. H. Chapline, C. F. Korstian and many others. A, Perry Plummer who became Project Leader (or Supervisor) in 1946, served for the longest period of time in that capacity and authored the most scientific papers of all the research personnel at the Great Basin. He contributed 58 papers, most of them on an individual basis, with a few being in cooperation with others. Irora Kay until November, for 33 years Mr. Plumtaer lived at the Station with his family and directed the scientific studies of the Great Basin, During part of this time they lived in a tent ae the houses were all 75
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325953
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