1972 - Ken DeCamp

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Ken DeCamp

book coverKen DeCamp (B.A., geography, ’72) had his first book published: Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps including the Marble Mountain Wilderness, Russian Wilderness, and Trinity Divide. The book, released by Backcountry Press, is the first comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of northwest California’s botanically diverse Klamath Mountains. DeCamp, an avid backpacker, has been drawing and photographing wildflowers for more than 40 years. He retired from the USDA Forest Service in 2008 after a 38-year career in fire, land management planning and public affairs. He lives with his wife, Pam, in the community of Shasta Lake.