Arno, Stephen F. 1943-

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ARNO, Stephen F. 1943-


Born October 1, 1943, in Seattle, WA. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Washington State University, B.S., 1965; University of Montana, master's degree, 1966, Ph.D., 1970.


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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, research forester with Forest Service and National Park Service, c. 1968-99; writer, 1999—.


Discovering Sierra Trees, illustrated by Jane Gyer, Yosemite Natural History Association (Yosemite National Park, CA), 1973.

Northwest Trees, illustrated by Ramona P. Hammerly, Mountaineers (Seattle, WA), 1977.

Timberline: Mountain and Arctic Forest Frontiers, illustrated by Ramona P. Hammerly, Mountaineers (Seattle, WA), 1984.

(Editor, with Diana F. Tomback and Robert E. Keane) Whitebark Pine Communities: Ecology and Restoration, Island Press (Washington, DC), 2001.

(With Steven Allison-Bunnell) Flames in Our Forest: Disaster or Renewal?, Island Press (Washington, DC), 2002.

(With Carl E. Fiedler) Mimicking Nature's Fire: Restoring Fire-prone Forests in the West, Island Press (Washington, DC), 2005.


Stephen F. Arno told CA: "My personal 'mission' in writing is to help others gain a better understanding of our native forests as ecosystems and as natural resources to help promote conservation and appropriate management."

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