Park Rangers

Terry Wilder – Park Ranger, White Sands National Monument

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Where are you from? Originally, I am from Covington Kentucky up until age 17. Then over 20 years in the United States Air Force, which led me to Alamogordo area (adjacent to the White Sands Monument) Where did you go to college and what was your academic major? New Mexico State University and it was [...]

Dean Hardman – Program Specialist, Jackson’s Mill Heritage Center

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Dean Hardman is an employee of West Virginia University and the lead program specialist at the Jackson’s Mill Heritage Site in central West Virginia. We recently visited Jackson’s Mill and had a chance to speak with him about his work. Where are you from? I am from Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia. What has been [...]

Rachelle Daigneault – National Park Ranger

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

Rachelle Daigneault is a National Park Ranger at the Assateague Island National Seashore. She gives us her thoughts on being a park ranger and the island’s famous wild horses. Where are you from? Interestingly enough, that is a difficult question for me. I was born at the Quantico Marine Base in Quantico, Virginia. That said, [...]

Helen McKenna-Uff – National Park Ranger

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Helen McKenna-Uff is a National Park Ranger stationed in Philadelphia with responsibilites at Independence National Park and the “somewhat off the beaten track” Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site, nearby at 7th and Spring Garden Streets. She gives us her insights into┬áher very cool job. How long have you been a Park Ranger? Since February [...]