Crossley, Desmond Ivan

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Crossley, Desmond Ivan
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84-5, 84-69
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Interviews conducted in 1983 and 1984 and containing the memoirs of Desmond Ivan Crossley. Des Crossley graduated from the Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, in 1935, and received his MSc from the University of Minnesota in 1940. He served as a tree planting supervisor in Saskatchewan, 1935-1940; in the Royal Canadian Air Force, 1940-1945; as a Forest Research Officer, 1945-1955; and as chief forester for North Western Pulp and Power, Ltd., 1955-1975. Mr. Crossley was an active member of the Canadian Institute of Forestry as well as other professional associations. His area of expertise centred on silviculture and forest management.
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