31 Mar '18, 3pm

What does it take to be a park ranger? Here's your guide:

What does it take to be a park ranger? Here's your guide:

Park rangers. Unmissable in their iconic hats, the public often knows them as the people in uniforms who monitor trails and hand out maps in parks. But that’s only a tiny part of their roles. In fact, being a park ranger is an extremely diverse job that involves both protecting our state and national parks and the people who visit them. This may include serving as law enforcement officers, environmental experts, historians – or a combination of all three. In today’s post, we’ll set the record straight about our uniformed park friends. What Do Park Rangers Really Do? The word that sums up a park ranger’s mission is stewardship – the care and custody of our natural resources. In practice, stewardship takes two different forms: promoting voluntary stewardship through interpretation and education, and enforcing statues and regulations designed to keep our parks safe and access...

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