Bud Moore Graduate Research Endowment

Continue the legacy of conservationist Bud Moore by supporting the William R (Bud) and Jane Buckhouse Moore Graduate Research Endowment at the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation. This fund will support research projects by graduate or post-graduate students in the college and the Division of Biological Sciences, who are focusing studies on the Northern Rocky Mountain Crown of the Continent Bioregion.

Bud MooreWilliam Robert (Bud) Moore was a well-known forester and conservationist from Florence, Mont., who homesteaded in Condon later in his life. Formerly the Division Chief of Fire Control and Air Operations for the Forest Service Northern Region, Moore wrote and spoke on sustainable forestry, trapping, hunting, and other wilderness topics. He retired in 1974 and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Montana that same year. Moore published his book The Lochsa Story: Land Ethics in the Bitterroot Mountains in 1996.  His archival collection at the Mansfield Library at the University of Montana contains articles, photographs, videos, maps, journals, notebooks, research files, correspondence, and other personal papers created by and about Bud Moore, which document his life and work.