From National Parks

Jr Ranger Letters to London

Jr Ranger season at Fort Frederica is in full swing.  Spring breaks from school are the prime Jr Ranger season here.  We get more Jr Rangers in the week before and after Easter than we get the rest of the year combined.  So I recently cleaned out the Jr Ranger letters bin. I wrote last …

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Visiting the Classroom with a Ranger

Ranger Ellen, here at Fort Frederica, has a program that she does with Kindergartners in the Glynn County School System.  She visits their classrooms and talks to them about the National Park Service.  I think it is her favorite part of her job.  Ranger Ellen rotates schools and takes one of the volunteers with her …

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Birding Festival at Fort Frederica

Last year, while we were at Fort Frederica, we participated in the Great Backyard Bird Count.  Nell Benefield put the event together and did a great job.  This year Nell returned as a volunteer to Fort Frederica with the specific task of putting together another birding event.  Thus, one of our special events for February …

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