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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.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-175).

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In this celebration of one of America's most enduring symbols, former ranger Charles "Butch" Farabee briefly revives the evolution of this national symbol.

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ISBN:
9781570983924
Foreword:
Mainella, Fran P.
Publisher:
Roberts Rinehart Publishers
Foreword by:
Mainella, Fran P.
Foreword:
Mainella, Fran P.
Author:
Farabee, Charles R.
Location:
Lanham, MD
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Park rangers.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
Park rangers - United States - History
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series Volume:
no. 15
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.92x7.10x.57 in. .85 lbs.

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