Don Hamilton Promoted to Chief of Resource Management
Don Hamilton, Natural Resource Specialist, was recently promoted to the position of Chief of Resource Management at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.
Don has worked as a Natural Resource Specialist with the Resource Management Division at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River since 1993. Over that time he has been integrally involved in the park's water quality monitoring program and has helped to secure funding for over a dozen natural resource studies. In recognition of using scientific information to support park management, Don received the Watershed Sciences Award for Outstanding Achievement presented at the 2007 National Park Service's Eastern Rivers Summit.
Prior to coming to the Upper Delaware, Don worked for the National Park Service at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Redwood National Park, and Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Did You Know?
Upper Delaware is the home of the oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge in the nation - the Delaware Aqueduct. Built in 1847 for the Delaware and Hudson Canal, it was designed by and constructed under the supervision of John A. Roebling, future engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge.