USA – -(Ammoland.com)-The Boone and Crockett Club is grieving the recent passing of Boone and Crockett Club Honorary Life Member Jack Ward Thomas.
The former Chief of U.S. Forest Service and Boone and Crocket Professor Emeritus of Wildlife Biology at University of Montana lost his battle with cancer on May 26 2016.
Along with many environmental conservation leaders, Thomas was a close friend of the Boone and Crockett Club. Honorary Life Member is the highest bestowed by the Club.
“The hunter-conservationist community lost a great leader and friend,” said Club president, Morrie Stevens. “Jack’s bold, no nonsense approach served wildlife, forests, conservation, and the students he cared for well throughout his career. He understood that the people living with wildlife and our national forests were the ultimate caretakers. Passion is what they need, and his passion is what we lost.”
Throughout his life, Thomas exemplified the core values of the Boone and Crockett Club and served as an excellent example for conservation leaders, employees and students. His accomplishments and foundational contributions in the areas of conservation, applied research and ecosystem management continue …Read the Rest