Land Management Deficiencies of the U.S. Forest Service
After earning his undergraduate degree in range management from the
University of Nevada at Reno,
Ray Neiwert joined the U.S. Forest Service, where, beginning in 1970, he served as a
range conservationist on several national forests throughout the West. He began on the
Toiyabe National Forest,
Then went on to serve in northeastern Wyoming on the Bearlodge District of the
Black Hills National Forest.
Subsequently, he served on the Ochoco National Forest
in Oregon, and in 1982 transferred to the
Sawtooth National Forest
in Idaho. In 1987, he moved to the Toiyabe-Humboldt National Forest, working out of the office in
The following year he returned to the Sawtooth, where he remained until his retirement in 1997.