Williams is a native of southern Minnesota and grew up in a small agricultural town north of the Iowa border. He holds a bachelor's of science degree in forest resource management from the University of Minnesota College of Forestry. His first permanent job with the Forest Service was on the Siuslaw National Forest on the Oregon coast in 1977. Subsequent jobs took him to northern California and assignments on the Klamath, Plumas and Lassen national forests. He was a district ranger on two forests in the northern Sierra Nevada mountains for more than a dozen years and also served on the forest management staff at Forest Service national headquarters. Setting the stage for an unprecedented scope and scale of forest management work in northern Arizona in the coming years, through a commitment to shared stewardship of our public lands."
We are concerned that hunters may have recently been given the impression that they are at risk of having their trailers or other vehicles towed while visiting the Kaibab and Coconino National Forests in northern Arizona. more »
Dec 10, 2013 12:00 AM Guest Columns