Roseburg area businessman Moore is widely known in conservation groups, he was instrumental in bringing about the 1968 production of a film called "Pass Creek," portraying a series of logging practices which were portrayed to be endangering fish, aquatic life, and stream temperature by spoiling vegetation cover and turning streambeds into roadways at certain lumbering projects.
The film resulted in several logging reforms, bringing national attention to its producers, the North Umpqua organization called 'The Steamboaters," directed by Moore. Eventually "Pass Creek" was shown throughout the United States, including the nation's capital in Washington.
Moore is director of the Oregon Wildlife Federation, vice president of the Roseburg Izaak Walton League chapter, national director of the Federation of Fly Fishermen, and a member of the American Forestry Association and the Powder River Sportsmen.
He is a native of Carlton, Ore., born to to a pioneer family that had homesteaded near Dallas prior to statehood. He was educated in Oregon public schools and spent inree years in World War II service, European theater.
Moore's activities include cross-country skiing, music, and the 15-year ownership of the Steamboat Inn on the Umpqua. He Is a commercial pilot and has served as school boardmember for the Glide School District.
Moore's wife Jeanne is also a native Oregonian, from Portland. Their children are: Frank, Jr., a sophomore in the University of Oregon Medical School; Dennis, a freshman in pre-med at Oregon State University; and Colleen, in grade school at Glide.