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The National Park Service’s Proposed Fee Increase

The service thus established shall promote and regulate the use of the Federal areas known as national parks, monuments, and reservations hereinafter specified by such means and measures as conform to the fundamental purposes of the said parks, monuments, and reservations, which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment … Continue reading The National Park Service’s Proposed Fee Increase

The Freckledy Ranger

When working for the National Park Service, they ask that you don’t use “Ranger ____” in your profile names or use a picture of you in uniform. This is because  in the internet world its easy to misunderstand something that is a personal opinion, as something that is an opinion of an employer. As this is my personal account, that I do on my own … Continue reading The Freckledy Ranger

An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior

Originally posted on Thoughts of a Civil War Nut:
AThis open letter was sent the traditional way, through the mail, to the Secretary of Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke at the main office in Washington D.C. It’s been two weeks since I sent this letter and I am ready to finally share it. Dear Secretary Zinke, As a historian at heart, I wanted to… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Secretary of the Interior