Dear Friends, I was trying to think of a phrase to describe the past week or so — and the first one that came to mind was the mantra of our one-and-only ballroom dancing (samba) lesson instructor: Quick, quick, slow… Soon followed by the military aphorism, “hurry up and wait.” We put a lot ofContinue reading “Quick, Quick, Slow”
Category Archives: Volunteer In Park
snow, Snow, SNOW!
— our first two weeks in the park — Dear Friends, Already life in Pennsylvania and the crazy efforts to get packed and across the country seems like months ago. Our favorite camp site is reserved for us and most of the snow is already plowed off. After shoveling a stubborn ice & snow bank,Continue reading “snow, Snow, SNOW!”
Wildlife Brigade Part II – Animal Jams and Dispatch Calls
From the emergence in early March of male grizzly bears, through the elk and moose rut of the fall, until the last bear heads for their den in December, the animals of the park keep the Wildlife Brigade working seven days a week, from dawn until dark. Jams of All Sizes We may find ourselvesContinue reading “Wildlife Brigade Part II – Animal Jams and Dispatch Calls”
True or False: Park Rangers Always Know Where Every Animal Is In The Park
True or False: Park Rangers Always Know Where Every Animal Is In The Park. False! True or False: All of the animals in the park “are chipped.” False again. True or False: Wildlife Management does not always mean just the four-legged kind. Absolutely true! According to many visitors that we meet on the side ofContinue reading “True or False: Park Rangers Always Know Where Every Animal Is In The Park”