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Thu, Sep 06, 2007
Ranger Changes, part 1
This wild places program is part one of an exploration on how the job of wilderness rangers is changing. Many people who worked for parks and forests when the Wilderness Act went in effect are still working.
We start out by getting a look at the traditional skills and duties of a wilderness ranger. We hear from:
Next week, in part two, we find out about the changes in government, in environmental threats, and in the wilderness users are affecting the job of wilderness rangers.
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