Homer Campbell earned undergraduate (1948) and graduate (1963) degrees in fisheries and wildlife from Oregon State University. After completing his BS degree, Campbell served as a regional biologist for the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission in LaGrande, Oregon. In 1957, he returned to Corvallis to work for Oregon State University as a coordinating biologist and assistant leader. Campbell's fisheries research continued with the Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (1960-1971) and with Oregon State University (1972-1978). He worked in Peru on fisheries projects for the United Nations in 1971-1972 and 1978-1980. At Oregon State University, Campbell integrated the programs of the volunteer Crossroads International organization with the Office of International Education. Campbell was active in environmental issues and helped to establish the Save our Stratosphere organization; he also served as a board member and president of the Audubon Society of Corvallis and volunteered with the Greenbelt Land Trust, Alan Berg Task Force, and Oregon High Desert Protection Committee.
Homer Jerome Campbell was born in Hillsboro, Oregon, in 1920. He died in 2002.
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