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natural resource consultant , writer

David Raymond Kimpton, American natural resource consultant, writer. Named Outstanding Young Men American, Board National Advisers, 1971, Outstanding Member, White Pine Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1969.


Kimpton, David Raymond was born on February 19, 1942 in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. Son of Lloyd and Retura (Robins) Kimpton.


Bachelor of Science in Forestry, University Idaho, 1964.


Forester, United States Forest Svc., Panguitch, Utah., 1966-1968; with department interdisciplinary natural resources, United States Forest Svc., Ely, Nevada, 1968-1971; with department interdisciplinary natural resources, United States Forest Svc., Stanley, Idaho., 1971-1972; district ranger, United States Forest Svc., Stanley, Idaho., 1972-1978; district ranger, United States Forest Svc., Mountain City, Nevada, 1978-1984; natural resource consultant, Idaho., 1984-1992; range conservationist, United States Forest Svc., Stanley, Idaho., 1992-1993; program manager natural resources, Sawtooth National Recreation Area, Stanley, Idaho., 1993-1997; conservationist, private practice, since 1997. Incident commander United States Forest Svc., Western States, 1978-1986. Botanist private and governmental, Idaho, Nevada, 1985-1992.

Naturalist schools, private, government, Idaho, Nevada, since 1988. Board directors Salmon River Emergency Medical Clinic, Stanley, Idaho, 1984-1986, vice president, 1987-1992. Board directors, vice president Idaho Mountain Health Clinics, Boise, 1985-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author Mining Law journal, 1990. Author Life Saving Rescue magazine, 1989.


President Methodist Youth Foundation, Twin Falls, since 1960. Treasurer, vice president Chrisman Board Directors, Moscow, Idaho, 1960-1963. Board directors Volunteer Fire Department, Ely, 1968-1971, Sawtooth Valley Meditation Chapel, 1974-1976, Stanley Community Building, 1977-1978.

Member Sawtooth Valley Assn, Stanley, 1971-1972, Volunteer Fire Department Stanley, 1975-1978, Mountain Search and Rescue, Stanley, 1972-1978, Coalition of Taxpayers, Stanley, 1990-1995. With United States Army, 1965-1966, Vietnam. Member Idaho Wildlife, Sawtooth Wildlife Council.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: botany, wildlife, nauturalist, backpacking, hunting.


Married Joanna Peak, June 2, 1984. Foster children: Donnie, Derrick, Dustin.

Lloyd Kimpton

Retura (Robins) Kimpton

Joanna Peak

Dustin Kimpton

Derrick Kimpton

Donnie Kimpton