Wilderness Specialist, Glacier National Park, Montana
Kyle Johnson, wilderness specialist at Glacier National Park, has served as a stalwart protector of the park's wilderness values for more than 25 years. He works side-by-side with staff from every park discipline, thoughtfully contributing to management decisions involving facility management, trails, backcountry campgrounds, concessions management, interpretation, emergency services, and resources management.
His extensive understanding of wilderness policies and laws make Johnson an invaluable contributor to the planning and execution of several projects and programs that serve to protect wilderness character in Glacier National Park.
Johnson also works cooperatively with interagency partners on river management plans and actively collaborates with Glacier's International Peace Park partner, Parks Canada, to protect cross-border wilderness.