Last week at the Museum…

Memorial Wall Update: We received new plaques to update our memorial wall, and online listings. Wish we never had to add another name. That’s a lot of History! Working to inventory and organize our collection of Departmental annual reports and statistics, over the years, from a variety of donors going back to 1887. We hope…

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1924 – Instructions to State District Fire Rangers

A downloadable Document from the CDF Museum… written and distributed by State Forester, Merritt B. Pratt dated April 1924 describes his expectations for the duties of a State Forest Ranger. Topics range from dealing with the public (“District Rangers should always bear in mind that they are serving the public and that co-operation is the…

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District VI / SAO / South Ops

In the last few weeks, we have been working with staff at the Mulberry street offices to help clean out their attic of historical documents and other items in preparation for their big move to the new South Ops site. (Hopefully later this Spring). Many thanks to Shane Porter, Jan Newman, and Shayne Canady for…

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Gilbert Belcher

OAK RUN- Gilbert married the love of his life and spent 53 wonderful years with Jeanie. He and Jeanie proudly raised five children in the Christian faith. His family grew to seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is survived by his loving wife Jeanie, and his five children, Thomas Belcher, Dallas, TX; James Belcher,…

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