Biological Science Technician
Denise monitors vegetation at John Muir National Historic Site. Part of her job is to remove invasive plants so native plants can thrive.
Jessica researches the plants and animals of salt marshes. She looks at the effects of climate change and storms as part of her work.
While Rhea spends much of her time in the Alaska Regional Office, she also gets to do some archaeology out in the field as well.
Night Skies Research Scientist
Li-Wei is part of an NPS team that studies the night sky. Part of that study uses special photographic equipment.
Even though she works in an NPS Regional Office as a Project Manager, sometimes Kelly needs to go out in the field to inspect work.
Sherry studies the role of fire on the ecology of grasslands and prairie. She also works to manage these areas using prescribed burns.
Angela's work as a hydrologic technician is part of a long-term water quality monitoring program for National Parks in the Bay Area.
Part of wildlife veterinarian Jenny Powers' job is to find out why sometimes large numbers of wild animals in parks are sick or dying.
Anna studied agriculture and animal science in school. She applies her knowledge as a gardener at Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works.
Jessica collects and studies bugs at Denali. Here you can learn about her career and how she prepares bees for permanent collection.
Condor Crew Leader
Alicia works with the condors at Pinnacles National Park.
Emily studies birds and their habitats in Denali National Park.
Often, when people think of the National Park Service, they think about the folks in uniform working directly with the public. But if you look beyond the areas the public usually visits, you will find lots of NPS staff. Here you can learn about some of the women who are working out in the field as biologists, archaeologists, historic preservationists, geologists, fire scientists, and others.
Part of a series of articles titled Women of the National Park Service.
Last updated: June 26, 2020