Peeling Back The Bark
Happy 40th Birthday, Woodsy Owl!By James Lewis on September 15, 2011
Give a hoot—and a holler—for Woodsy Owl! Today’s his birthday. Or at least it’s the 40th anniversary of the press conference announcing Woodsy’s arrival. And that’s close enough for us.
We won’t bore you with the details of how he …
September 11, 1893: Forest Fire Researcher Harry Gisborne’s BirthdayBy James Lewis on September 12, 2011
Family and friends probably had to be careful when they lit the candles on a birthday cake for Harry Gisborne. As the first true specialist in forest fire research in the country, he might have held court about fire danger …