Interview with Benjamin T. Worthington, November 9, 2006

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Benjamin "Ben" Worthington (Costa Rica, 1973-1975; Agriculture Program: Forestry) talks about his motivation to join the Peace Corps as a way to a U.S. Forest Service job and his work with the ICE, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, in Costa Rica. He describes his job in detail, including work on water hyacinths in reservoirs. He also discusses his life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps, including his work in national forests in the Pacific Northwest, then in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, and as forest supervisor in the Daniel Boone National Forest for ten years before retirement.

Interview Accession

2006oh180_pc091

Interviewee Name

Benjamin T. Worthington

Interviewer Name

Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2006-11-09

Interview Keyword

Agriculture Forestry

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Worthington, Benjamin T. Interview by Jack Wilson. 09 Nov. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Worthington, B.T. (2006, November 09). Interview by J. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Worthington, Benjamin T., interview by Jack Wilson. November 09, 2006, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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