Who does social media for National Park Service?
Matthew Turner is the quick-witted, 37-year-old ranger behind the National Park Service’s official social media presence.
What is the National Park Service?
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
Can you buy a part of a national park?
No, you cannot. It’s private property, plain and simple, no different than private property anywhere else. Even though an inholding may be within the greater “shell” of a national forest or national park, it is technically not inside USFS or NPS boundaries.
How many people fall into the Grand Canyon?
The fall was ruled accidental. About 12 deaths happen each year at the Grand Canyon, including from natural causes, medical problems, suicide, heat, drowning and traffic crashes. On average, two to three deaths per year are from falls over the rim, park spokeswoman Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski says.
Why do you want to work for the National Park Service?
The National Park Service preserves the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. You can make a difference by bringing your unique experience, background, and perspective to our work.
Where do Yellowstone employees live?
The Employee Experience Live in Yellowstone! Seasonal employees have FREE guaranteed on-site housing (shared dorm rooms or RV sites) that includes internet, utilities, and laundry. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the employee cafeterias are provided for one low-cost ($164.24 + tax per two-week pay period).
Can you live inside a national park?
The National Park Service has programs that’ll let you live among nature for free. If you’re hearing the call of the great outdoors, the National Park Service (NPS) has volunteer programs that are calling your name.