National Park Ranger: An American Icon



Dressed In The Familiar Gray And Green Uniform And Crowned With The Traditional Smokey The Bear Hat, The National Park Service Ranger Is Symbolic Of Many Things In American Culture Protection And Preservation, Education And Enlightenment, Solitude And Self Sufficiency In The Past, Rangers Spent Most Of Their Working Hours Alone Patrolling Miles Of Trails, Often In Dismal Weather Conditions, To Force Out Wildlife Poachers Now, The Modern Ranger May Be A Law Enforcement Official, Naturalist, Historian, Or River Guide In This Celebration Of One Of America S Most Enduring Symbols, Former Ranger Butch Farabee Briefly Reviews The Evolution Of This National Symbol Packed With Entertaining Anecdotes And Illustrated With Over One Hundred Archival Photographs, This Book Not Only Provides Fascinating Insight Into The Diversity Of Roles A Park Ranger Must Play, But Also Honors The Unique People Dedicated To Guarding And Maintaining This Country S Irreplaceable Treasures.National Park Ranger: An American Icon

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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • National Park Ranger: An American Icon
  • Charles R. Farabee Jr.
  • English
  • 22 March 2017
  • 9781570983924

10 thoughts on “National Park Ranger: An American Icon

  1. says:

    An informative short history of the Park Service, its antecedents, mission, and staff I was particularly interested in the many photographs of early rangers, but the focus on the evolution of the Service s approach to stewardship as their understanding of the...

  2. says:

    Nice, short introduction to the history of the NPS.

  3. says:

    I had put off reading this book for years not because of the subject matter but because of the terrible cover The book was well researched but poorly written things don t bode well when there is a typo in the Introduction it was like reading a laundry list of White Male Rangers of Yesteryear Farabee gets too bogged down in the minutia of park establishment and dates Farabee may have been known as an amazing ranger, but he clearly didn t specialize in interpretative writing The most dismal section was the Women Rangers chapter There was time spent discussing a fictional woman ranger Anna Pigeon than any of her real peers It felt like this entire chapter was added because Farabee s editor told him to He did credit Polly Welts Kaufman who wrote National Parks and the Woman s Voice but Farabee didn t do her justice Don ...

  4. says:

    Written for readers of all ages, this book examines the history and role of the National Park Ranger I always thought it would be cool to be a park ranger It s interesting to note that women were not allowed to be Park Rang...

  5. says:

    I had to read it for my academybut I read it before I went when I was working in Yellowstoneit was actually really good

  6. says:

    Good view on history, and general information on the Park Service.

  7. says:

    Humble beginnings nothing has changed

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