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Orville Daniels


Orville DanielsForestry Pioneer

Orville has been an important voice in Montana forestry for well over 30 years.  He began his Montana service as the Supervisor of the Bitterroot National Forest.  He then moved to Missoula as the Supervisor of the Lolo National Forest where he stayed for over 20 years until his retirement in 1996.  Throughout his tenure as Forest supervisor Orville was known for his willingness to speak out on important forestry issues, even when he disagreed with national Forest Service direction or policy.

Orville spent his entire forestry career with the U.S. Forest Service.  He retired in 1996 and is a member of the Society of American Foresters.

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