Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana
Jack States
A native of Wyoming, Jack States was raised in a beekeeping family in Saratoga. He received a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in botany from the Unviersity of Wyoming and worked as a recreation specialist for the U.S. Forest Service and as a seasonal ranger in Grand Teton National Park while in school. After earning a doctorate in botany from the University of Alberta, States taught for twenty-five years at Northern Arizona University at Flagstaff before retiring in 1995.