Maryland State Park Service
Volunteer Ranger Training
March 12, 2011
Annual Orientation and In-Service Training
In preparation for the upcoming season, on Saturday, March 12, 2011approximately 60 new & returning Maryland Park Service Volunteer Rangers from across the state attended annual Orientation and In-Service Training at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area.
The topics on this year’s agenda included:
Volunteer Rangers follow the mission and goals of the Maryland Park Service. Their duties may include special events, crowd control, traffic control, first aid, maintenance, interpretive programs, statewide programs, campground registration, camp hosts, visitor information, visitor safety, trail stewardship, operations, community service, concessions, volunteer coordination, nature tourism, search and rescue, and other jobs needed for a smooth operation.
The Maryland Park Service is very grateful to this special group of dedicated men and women who patrol our state parks on foot, on bikes and on horseback enhancing the quality of the visitor experience for all.
Thank you Volunteer Rangers!
Maryland Park Service
All photos are courtesy of Hilde Martin, who volunteered her services for the day.