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Park Ranger

Do you want to work with plants? You could become a park ranger. Some park rangers watch for forest fires. Some care for plants and animals living in a park. Some teach about the park and how to care for it.

National Park Service
This web site offers a look at what is involved in becoming a park ranger for the National Park Service. Are all national parks located outdoors? Browse the links on this site to learn more about becoming a park ranger!

Park Ranger
This Iowa Public Television web site descibes the career path of one park ranger. What classes did she take to prepare for her career?

Diary of a Park Ranger
What is a "day in the life" of a park ranger? Diary entries and suggested course work are included in this look behind the scenes of being a park ranger in Minnesota.