April 7, 1881 - June 5, 1964Whose deep concern for the conservation and improvement of our forests led him to establish the Eddy Tree Breeding Station on this site in 1925. His own effort and funds created this oldest forest genetics research institution in the Western Hemisphere. The name was changed to the Institute of Forest Genetics in 1932. In 1935 it was deeded to the people of the United States. Businessman, scientist, conservationist, and a true pioneer, his foresight and generous effort advanced the science of forest genetics many years and helped to conserve the supply of forest products for the future.
|Series||This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series|
|Placed By||Native Sons of the Golden West|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 20th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 696223 N 4290315|
|Decimal Degrees||38.73973333, -120.74230000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 44.384', W 120° 44.538'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 44' 23.04" N, 120° 44' 32.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||530, 916|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2500 Carson Rd, Placerville CA 95667, US|
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