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A National Park Ranger Tasered The Hell Out Of Some Guy Flying A Drone

If you ever visit Hawaii, check out Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Why? The park’s official website says it best when it describes volcanoes as “monuments to Earth’s origin, evidence that its primordial forces are still at work.” It just makes you want to sit down and watch a Ken Burns documentary, no? 261 more words

Web Culture

#22 -- Experience Nature's Peace -- The National Parks

Happy Belated Birthday John Muir (born April 21, 1838). Thank you for working so hard to preserve the natural places in our country, and for inspiring so many with your writings.  990 more words

Child Development

L.A.’s Park Rangers Promote Environmental Science

Park rangers are tasked with safeguarding recreational areas, the wildlife that inhabit these sites and the guests that venture into the wilderness. In Los Angeles, experienced rangers earn an average annual salary of $35,000, with top nature experts raking in wages north of $80,000, according to… 361 more words

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What do you do? I am a Forester...

I am a forester.

When I visit home and run into old friends or when I meet new people at events and they ask what I do, I respond with I am a forester. 

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Conservation

Life of Luxe in Arcadia

The Turner’s were sort of relatives of “my family” so I stayed with them, working on the property for accommodation. Lemme tell you I dead-headed hundreds of agapanthers. 288 more words

Sydney

Report from Ranger Rogers: From Blue to Brown

I recently traded blue for brown. And what a difference it has made.

For the past eight-ish years, I’ve volunteered at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, wearing a blue t-shirt with just about any old pair of shorts or skorts or capris–in khaki, oatmeal, gunmetal, or green. 502 more words

Kauai

AJTrail Patrol - Park Ranger

from Andy J

Andy Jansky talks about IMBA Trail Patrol as a way to reduce costs associated with Portland Parks Ranger Program.

Mountain Bike