People in the News

People in the News

Roosevelt Historian: He was a “thinker”; Brinkley will share stories from new book inaugural lecture – October 12, 2009

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 Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Machlis as Science Advisor to the Director – August 12, 2009

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.

Cantwell: Jarvis Well-Qualified for the ‘Greatest Job in the World’ – July 28, 2008

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.

Cameron (Cam) Sholly selected as new superintendent of Nachez Trace Parkway – July 15, 2009

“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.”

Rep. Dicks supports Jon Jarvis for nomination of National Park Service Director -July 10, 2009

“The President has made a superb choice in selecting Jon Jarvis as the Director of the National Park Service.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon gives Mount Mazama geologic history talk – July 8, 2009

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.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon receives award at Crater Lake National Park– July 8, 2009

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.