|Frank Harbert and Fred Zwickel at Mill Creek Watershed, March 1949. Smithsonian Institution Archives. RU 007279, Box 29, Folder 1, envelope 2. SIA2014-00006.|
The Field Book Project is excited to announce its latest Flickr set, images from the work of Helmut Buechner. Buechner came to the Smithsonian in 1969 as the first Director of the Office of Ecology. He later served as Senior Ecologist for the Office of Environmental Sciences at the National Zoological Park.
|[View of automobile by campsite] during deer season at Hardy Ridge [Washington], October 1949. Smithsonian Institution Archives. RU 007279, Box 29, Folder 1. SIA2014-00008.|
Over the course of his career, he worked and traveled in western United States and Africa. The images selected document his field work from in the Pacific Northwest and Wyoming from 1949 to 1954, while he was an professor at Washington State College (now University), and demonstrate some of the types of observations he used in his work.
|Herd seen in vicinity of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1954. Smithsonian Institution Archives. RU 007279, Box 29, Folder 5, envelope 20. SIA2014-00013.|