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Bud’s Place
A 60 minute film
Friday, May 5th, 7:00 pm
At Swan Valley Community Hall

A creature of wilderness:
Documentary recounts remarkable life of Bud Moore

By ROB CHANEY of the Missoulian, March 11, 2017


Bud Moore spent much more time in the mountains than he did in school.

The man who reached eighth grade at the one-room Woodside Elementary School in six years went on to retire as the chief of fire and aviation for the U.S. Forest Service with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Montana. He learned from running traplines in the Bitterroot Mountains, leading U.S. Marines through World War II battles, fighting forest fires throughout the Rocky Mountains and embracing contradictions all the way... CONTINUE READING →