Park ranger helps wildlife remain at lake

...Waters, an Army Corps of Engineers park ranger at Lake Thurmond, had just finished...Lake Springs Recreation Area. A park ranger was needed. Mr. Waters seemed...profileSubject: Randy Waters, park ranger with the Army Corps of Engineers...

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Copperhead bites 5-year-old at Thurmond Lake

...was wearing flip-flops, on his right big toe.While Joe corralled the 2-foot-long snake, Hope ran to get the park ranger, who identified it as a copperhead."You're at the lake. What do you do? Where do you go?" Hope said.The...

Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

...Confederate territory.That said, animosity toward Lee played a role in the cemetery's location, said Matt Penrod, a park ranger at Arlington House, a National Park Service site within the cemetery that includes the Lee family mansion.Initially...

Woman shoots Georgia park ranger, then herself

BUFORD, Ga. - A park ranger has undergone surgery after being shot Wednesday at Lake Lanier by a woman who apparently committed suicide, officials said...

Former SC park ranger charged in burglaries

COLUMBIA- A former Columbia city park ranger is accused of using his job to scout homes to break into and monitoring city radios to notify other burglars about police.The...

DNR officer loves law enforcement role off beaten path

...Department of Natural Resources ranger first class said.He's often confused with a Corps of Engineers employee or a park ranger, but his correct title is conservation ranger. Like a traditional police officer, he has full law enforcement powers...

South Carolina dad, 2 children rescued after being lost at Congaree National Park

...nearly a dozen agencies searched for the three.Kimbler was awakened from an unsound sleep at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday by Park Ranger Jared Gurtler about two miles from the visitors' center where they had entered the park."I was just hollering names...

Park interpreter is in touch with history

With her Smoky Bear-style hat and green uniform, Elizabeth Laney looks more like a park ranger than a historian and park interpreter. Ms. Laney, who usually wears the uniform unless there is a special event requiring period...

Park job peaks interest

...it comes to the pool of applicants for a newly created park ranger's position at the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area...Canal." The bringing aboard of the first full-time park ranger - a major milestone for the canal - is just a hint at...

New ranger enjoys work at canal

...National Heritage Area's first park ranger. He was hired for the new position...talents to good use as the canal's park ranger, having already planted oaks and...of the canal. The addition of a park ranger is one of many improvements under...