Action Alert | America's Most-Visited National Park is Getting its First Female Chief Ranger

photo credit: Brian Stansberry [ CC BY 3.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: Brian Stansberry [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

America's Most-Visited National Park is Getting its First Female Chief Ranger”:

Eighty-five years after its founding, Great Smoky Mountains National Park will get its first female chief ranger this April.

National Park Service veteran Lisa Hendy will take over the post, the agency announced last week. Hendy, a native of Tennessee, has been a ranger since 1995 at a string of parks including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Rocky Mountain, and Arches, and previously served as the chief ranger of Big Bend National Park. 

Read Adam Roy’s full article at Backpacker here…