People in the News
America’s greatest environmental president was a Republican who governed over a century ago, says noted historian and author Douglas Brinkley, who will inaugurate the Southern Oregon Arts and Lecture series Oct. 17.
National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis is announcing the appointment of Dr. Gary Machlis as Science Advisor. The Science Advisor will play a key role in advancing science within the NPS and advising the NPS director on science policy and programs.
Today, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced regional director of the Park Service’s Pacific West region Jon Jarvis during his nomination hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
“We are delighted to have Cam taking over as superintendent of the Natchez Trace Parkway,” said David Vela, regional director for Southeast Region. “He has a proven record of building high performing teams and solid partnerships. He has an impressive range of organizational experiences and has successfully managed both large field operations and some of the highest profile programs in the Park Service’s Washington Office.”
“The President has made a superb choice in selecting Jon Jarvis as the Director of the National Park Service.
On a beautiful and clear June 23rd evening, United States Geological Survey geologist Charles “Charlie” Bacon gave a lecture in the historic Community House at the Rim Village in Crater Lake National Park.
On the night of June 23rd, at Crater Lake’s Rim Village Community Center, Dr. Charles Bacon was recognized for his many years of work toward the “evolution of Mount Mazama,” and presented with the Department of Interior’s Superior Service Award.
A Conversation with the Park’s Chief of Terrestrial Ecology – Summer/Fall 2009
Laura Hudson is the park’s new Chief of Terrestrial Ecology. Before coming to Crater Lake, she worked at many other national parks including Big Bend, Carlsbad Caverns, Mt. Rainier, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Rocky Mountain, Bighorn Canyon, Denali, and Mesa Verde.
Marcella Isabella Stine (1918 – 2009) – May 22, 2009
Marcella was born on October 18, 1918 and passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009. She was living in Lyle, Washington. Mrs. Stine was the wife of J. Francis Stine, a Crater Lake National Park ranger in 1954, 1955.
Lawrence Campbell Merriam Jr. (1923 – 2008) – May 22, 2009
Lawrence Campbell Merriam Jr. (August 31, 1923 – October 5, 2008) of Corvallis died Sunday at the Corvallis Manor. He was 85.
Wayne R. Howe: 1920 – 2008 – May 21, 2009
Wayne R. Howe, former Crater Lake National Park ranger, died at the age of 88, Friday, November 7, 2008.