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Dr. Gordon Warrington started WECSA to provide soil management field and data support services related to natural resources and watersheds on any size land area.
• Interdisciplinary team member on Forest and project management plans.
• Project leader for many planning, technical, and field projects. Developed criteria to identify lands tentatively suited for timber management, prepared watershed condition standards and guidelines for forest management.
• Team leader in developing analytical tools for nation-wide use in forest soil and watershed management. Emergency burn area rehabilitation team leader for post fire assessment and preparing watershed protection plans.
• Program manager for the annual forest watershed budget and a soils program for a multi-year Order III soil survey of over one million acres.
• Technology transfer using research results to develop field applications for predicting and measuring soil erosion, soil water content, effects of soil compaction, and a guide for statistical analysis of soils data.
• Soil scientist with years of on-ground experience in unstable glacial tills in Northern Idaho and deeply weathered landscapes of western Wyoming. Provided forest-wide technical watershed management support services for activities ranging from oil and gas leasing and drilling, range management, wildlife habitat management, and recreation, to timber management.
Obituary, March 31, 2013: Earl Otis Skogley
BOZEMAN -- Earl Otis Skogley (Professor Emeritus of Soil Science at Montana State University, 79, of Bozeman passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013. He was born March 18, 1933, in Mott, N.D. to Conrad and Ida (Rolfe) Skogley. He was husband to Clarice.
A wake to share memories with family and friends will be held Friday, April 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dahl Funeral Chapel. A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6 at Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at Dahl Cares - Earl O Skogley Obituary
Dr. Earl Skogley, soil scientist and founder of UNIBEST, Inc., has retired as professor of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition from Montana State University, Bozeman. He has a Ph.D. in Soil Fertility and Soil Chemistry, more than 40 years experience in research and teaching, and over 150 publications and presentations. His research work in soil fertility led to the development of the resin capsule technology as a foundation for modernizing soil testing and simplifying in situ environmental testing and monitoring. Research on development and applications are continuing in the US and several foreign countries.