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…

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 more. Like last summer, it was still a weird feeling to…

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…

Videographer Wannabe

Hi you wonderful person you. I’m working on sharing more videos and doing more vlogs these year for 2017. I totally forgot to share them to here though!

And She’s Off!

Well, here we are, the first full week of September. My countdown is getting smaller, and the days have been flying by! I haven’t been spending too much time in the backcountry these last few weeks, but I’ve been busy in the office. I really enjoy what I’m doing, even if sitting in the office…