Ames Forester


Thus, Rich's professional start with forestry in Ames was with the Forest Service in October 1967 when he was hired as a research technician. He worked out of the Forest Service's greenhouse on hardwood plantation projects directed by Raymond (Ray) Finn. That was a long time ago. It was so long ago in fact that a slimmer Rick Hall (later to be Dr. Hall) still could turn a double play in baseball and was seen watering trees at the greenhouse part time on the weekends.



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