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Explore the amazing world of National Park Service rangers, protecting people and parks across the country through law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medicine, firefighting and more in America's National Parks.

Explore the amazing world of National Park Service rangers, protecting people and parks across the country through law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medicine, firefighting and more in America's National Parks.
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Explore the amazing world of National Park Service rangers, protecting people and parks across the country through law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medicine, firefighting and more in America's National Parks.

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@nps_ranger

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English


Episodes

Natchez Trace Parkway: Rangers Implement an Integrated Plan for Visitor Safety

3/7/2019
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Ranger work at the Natchez Trace Parkway is more than just writing traffic tickets. It's a comprehensive data-driven program to increase visitor safety. We interview District Ranger John Hearne to find out the clever and creative ways rangers have found to keep the parkway safe.

Duration:00:20:36

Ranger Careers: How the Ranger Job Became a Profession

3/5/2019
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Not long ago, if one was a permanent GS-5 park ranger, you had to compete to reach the GS-7 level. Supervisors were GS-8 or 9. NPS rangers used to be in the news for being eligible for food stamps. An effort called "Ranger Careers" changed that, and the ranger profession. We talk to Dick Martin about his time in the Washington Office a vision of the modern ranger workforce became a reality. Dick is a former superintendent three parks (Sequoia/Kings Canyon, Death Valley, and Wrangell-St....

Duration:00:38:29

Ranger Careers: How the ranger job became a profession

3/4/2019
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Not long ago, if one was a permanent GS-5 park ranger, you had to compete to reach the GS-7 level. Supervisors were GS-8 or 9. NPS rangers used to be in the news for being eligible for food stamps. An effort called "Ranger Careers" changed that, and the ranger profession. We talk to Dick Martin about his time in the Washington Office a vision of the modern ranger workforce became a reality. Dick is a former superintendent three parks (Sequoia/Kings Canyon, Death Valley, and Wrangell-St....

Duration:00:38:29

Seasonal Ranger Academy at Vermillion

2/21/2019
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We speak to CJ Ross, Director of the seasonal park ranger academy at Vermillion Community College in Ely, MN. What makes Vermillion unique? How to prepare, because if you're not ready, you may not pass. Info on Vermillion http://www.vcc.edu/programs-degrees/law-enforcement-ems/seasonal-park-law-enforcement-ranger-training/ And the other academies: https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/seasonal-law-enforcement-training-program.htm

Duration:00:14:21

The Ranger: We Interview the Director

2/18/2019
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The film that will give your superintendent nightmares. We interview Jenn Wexler, the director and writer of the award-winning horror film The Ranger. https://www.theranger-movie.com/

Duration:00:09:56

US Rangers: The Law of the Land

2/7/2019
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Rangers killed in the line of duty with author and former NPS Special Agent Paul Berkowitz, who plans to revise his book US Rangers: The Law of the Land. He can be reached at facebook.com/PaulBerkowitzAuthor or thelawoftheland@hotmail.com

Duration:00:32:25