Arno, Stephen F.

Stephen F. Arno obtained a PhD in forestry and plant science from the University of Montana in 1970. He was a research forester with the USDA Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana, before retiring in 1999. He has practiced restoration forestry on his family’s ponderosa pine forest for more than 40 years and has written several books related to trees and forests. A committed denizen of the forest, he enjoys the long process of harvesting firewood and using it to heat the family home.