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When The Camper Is Rockin’……

There could be a black bear pushing it. At least, that’s what happened some mornings ago. I was so excited to sleep in, since it was my weekend, but was woken up at 6:10 am. I had just rolled over and noticed the camper…

I’m Still Alive! … I think.

Work is going well at Shenandoah National Park.

Summer 2018 Employment

Life is weird. I have a hard time processing just how lucky I am. I have a great guy, family, and friends who support me. It’s been a very stressful winter, with the worry of finding a job. Through a lot of hard work,…

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…

One More Season – Thousands of More Visitors

My summer at Mesa Verde is now complete; it was my 5th season at Mesa Verde National Park and my 9th season since 2011 with the National Park Service. I learned a lot this season about my leadership skills, my idea of professionalism, and…