Wesley H. Dempsey

Departments of Agriculture and Biology
1954–1992

38 Years outstanding professor of agriculture and biology.

Received first Distinguished Emeriti Award from College of Natural Sciences.

Taught field biology at Eagle Lake Field Station, 1979 – 1991.

Developed Campus Arboretum and Guide to Campus Trees.

Tour guide for well over 1,000 field trips for schools, Sierra Club, California Native Plant Society, and Chico residents.

Yahi Trail Map and Interpretive Trail Guide for Bidwell Park.

Awards: Sierra Club, Native Plant Society, and Bidwell Park Centennial.