1. Letter describing proposed creation of a State Planning Board and State Department of Conservation and Development as well as funding for wildlife research; 2. Letter to Chancellor W. J. Kerr recommending that Oregon State College be responsible for overseeing game management funding; 3. Letter from Philip Parons recommending the formation of a committee to make suggestions to the Oregon Fish and Game Commissions; 4. Letter discussing joint meeting of the Washington State Planning Council and Oregon State Planning Board; 5. Letter discussing issues with midges and a study of pelicans at the Upper Klamath Lake; 6. Program for joint meeting of the Washington State Planning Council and Oregon State Planning Board; 7. Letter requesting recommendations for legislation relating to natural resources in Oregon; 8. Correspondence discussing conference in Gold Beach to discuss Rogue River pollution; 9. Letter discussing meeting of State Planning Board and Advisory Research Committees; 10. Letter and memorandum discussing questions posed by V. B. Stanbery regarding Oregon wildlife conservation and responses of George Aiken, an Oregon State Game Commission member; 11. Correspondence discussing Curry County Planning Commission's proposed bill to create a board responsible for forest and range improvements; 12. Letter discussing the transfer of Land Planning Specialists to the Resettlement Administration; 13. Letter discussing current and proposed ground water surveys in eastern Oregon and Willamette Valley; 14. Correspondence discussing proposed establishment of refuges at Wapato Lake and upper Long Tom River; 15. Letter discussing a draft of William Finley's talk at joint meeting of the State Planning Board and Advisory Research Council; 16. Letter discussing proposed establishment of Hart Mountain Game Reserve; 17. Correspondence discussing proposed acquisition of Wapato Lake to establish a wildlife refuge; 18. Letter discussing appointment of members to Stream Pollution Committee; 19. Letter discussing Wildlife Committee members and contribution to report on natural resources in Oregon; 20. Reports focusing on stream improvements in the Siskiyou, Mount Hood, and Fremont National Forests; 21. "Oregon State Planning Board Research Program for 1936"
Includes title panels: The Reclamation Service turns Lower Klamath over to land promoters; Clear Lake Reservation in 1912; A waterfowl refuge partly drained and leased to stockmen; Malheur Lake Reservation in 1915; and A dry lake, no birds and a world of dust.
Manuscript that depicts a lake trip in which two white herons were spotted and the author fell into the lake when coming face to face with a delegation of waterfowl. Small excerpt from "Home life of birds".