Gildemeister's background of forest and resource management, land-use planning, historic research and writing, documentary photography, design, and publishing has evolved into a solid and varied base for clients seeking dedication to detail and quality performance for varied projects. In addition to a career in forest management on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and numerous projects for natural resource agencies in and around the Pacific Northwest these past six decades, Gildemeister has compiled an extensive collection of orginal photography as well as historic images to document resource and social conditions as well as historic changes throughout the region.

       We invite you to browse a sampling of photo documentation, research , and multi-media projects produced over the years. For more information on how we can assist you with your research, documentation, management, and restoration needs email us at:

Anthony Lakes fire of 1960 West Eagle land slide East slope Elkhorn Mountains documentation Indian Creek clearcuts Grande Ronde Valley field burning
Earth Movement
Flash Floods
East Slope
Elkhorn Mtns
Indian Creek Watershed
Valley Field Burning
Indian Creek watershed comparison photography Indian Creek watershed 1990 Historic hydraulic mining Mt Pine beetle infestation - Sheep Creek Sheep Cr after Lodgepole pine stand destruction
Indian Creek Watershed Comparison
1956 - 2005
Hydraulic Mining
Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation
1969 - 1976
Forest-creek channels aerial Grand Ronde Valley flooding Blue Mountains scabland Record Snowfall - Cornucopia 1916 Blue Mountains ridgetop
Forest Creek
Valley Flooding
Record Snowfall
Mountain Pine Beetle adult and larvae Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation -- Landscape and on-site comparative photography of Mountain Pine Beetle infestation throughout Northeast Oregon in the 1960s - 1970s. Mt Pine beetle infestation - Granite OR 1973
Douglas-fir Tussock Moth caterpillar Douglas-fir Tussock Moth infestation - Perry, OR 1972
Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth --
Landscape and site-specific documentary photography of the tussock moth infestation throughout Northeast Oregon in 1972-1973.
Larch Casebearer larvae Larch Casebearer infestation - Rondowa, OR 1975
Larch Casebearer Infestation --
Landscape and site-specific documentation of the Larch Casebearer infestation in Northeast Oregon in 1975.
Western Spruce Budworm caterpillars Western Spruce Budworm - tree mortality 1991
Spruce Budworm Infestation --
Landscape and site-specific documentation of the Spruce Budworm infestation in Northeast Oregon in the 1990s.
History of the Grande Ronde Watershed
History of the Grande Ronde and its Tributaries --
185-year history of watershed change within the Blue Mountains of Northeast Oregon --
A 228-page summary report and 50-minute video. Commissioned for: Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.
Bull Trout, Walking Grouse, and Buffalo Bones -- Oral Histories of Northeast Oregon Fish & Wildlife -- 1992. Sixty-eight page booklet commissioned by the Oregon State Department of Fish & Wildlife.
Weston, Oregon heritage preservation My Home Town -- Weston, Oregon --
Research and compilation of Weston's history from its founding in 1864 through modern times, with restoration and archiving of the City Library photo collection -- plus concept, design, narration scripting, and production of a 45-minute DVD
for the Weston Public Library. Historic photo archive and creation of website to showcase the historic photo collection. View at:
Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Centennial
Eastern Oregon Livestock Show Centennial Celebration --
Research and compilation of the 100-year history of the Oldest Livestock Show and Rodeo in the Northwest, with photo restoration and archiving of historic photos plus Gildemeister original images from the 1960s through the show's Centennial Year.
The Bear Wallow Collection of Historic Books
Avian Dreamers, Around the Cat's Back, An American Vignette, A Letter Home, Where Rolls the Oregon, Traces, Rendezvous, Union Centennial Album
Concept, historic research, design, photographic illustration, authorship,
and publishing of historic limited edition printings.
Bear Wallow Heritage book collection
Dallas, Oregon, 97338
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