Educational Programs


Wildland Rangers offers educational seminars on numerous topics related to wilderness preservation and the role of rangers past and present in the protection of natural resources.  Presentations appropriate to various audience levels are available for public groups, especially environmental organizations, and for elementary as well as middle and high school students.  For example . . .


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What Rangers Do (grades 3-6) fire fighting / search and rescue / anti-poaching patrol  / wildlife management


Park Ranger/Forest Ranger: What's the difference? (grades 3-6 and older groups) pristine areas / natural and historic features / forest products / hunting and poaching


Wilderness Areas in Parks and National Forests (grades 3-6 and older groups) wilderness, how it got that way / threats to wilderness / values of ecosystems

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History of the Wilderness Movement (high school, college, adult) concept of wilderness / wilderness ethics / contemporary issues


The Ranger in American Culture (high school, college,       adult) beginnings / forest rangers vs. park rangers / contemporary rangers                                                                                             


Field Officer Careers (high school, college, adult) rangers / wardens / seasonal opportunities / government agencies