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Interesting information shared by rangers about the park. Topics vary so log in regularly to see what we have to share!

The Backbone of the National Park Service

June 12, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Importance of Seasonal Rangers

 

Elevator Excitement

March 10, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

info on elevators

 

Spring Break

March 10, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

What does Spring bring to the park?

 

Do You Do This All Day?

March 10, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

A ranger standing in one spot all day.

 

Jr. Rangers

January 23, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Article about the Jr. Ranger program

 

New Year, New People, Same Mission

January 23, 2017 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Blog about a new year in NPS

 

Rock of Ages Event

December 22, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Information on the Rock of Ages Event

 

The Slow Season

November 08, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Like weather, visitation trends have seasons.

 

Rules for the Cave - What and Why?

October 31, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Rules for the Cave

 

All in a Day's Work - Crawling Through the Cave

October 06, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Detailed description of what a cave crawling tour is like from a ranger-guide's perspective.

 

Behind the Scenes: Life as a Park Ranger

September 30, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Information on what it's like to be a ranger

 

Monsoon Season

September 30, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Details of how the desert changes during monsoon season.

 

The Bat Flight

September 16, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

The Bat Flight

 

Eureka!

August 29, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Discoveries

 

The Beauty of Slaughter Canyon Cave

June 13, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Slaughter Canyon Cave and all it's beauty

 

Gas, Fire and Illusion

April 14, 2016 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

Dark desert lit by controlled gas burn

 

Peace and Tranquility

April 14, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Peace and serenity in the Chihuahuan Desert

 

Jim White, Cave Explorer

January 14, 2016 Posted by: Lacey Thomas

Cave Exploration

 

The Mystery of the Sloth

December 15, 2015 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

Sloth remains found in the cave - but how did they get there?

 

Alien Life in Martian Caves?

December 15, 2015 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

Could life on Mars be similar to microbial life in caves?

 

The Zombie Effect

October 08, 2015 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

The parasitic effects of horsehair worms on crickets.

 

Killing a Bat Killer

September 17, 2015 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

No known cure for a fungus that has killed millions of bats world-wide.

 

Deep Inside the Cave Are Answers

September 17, 2015 Posted by: Mark Kaufman

Information about how the Ice Age sculpted the landscape in the Chihuahuan Desert.

 

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