Grand Valley Snapshots: Week of May 2, 2014 |

Grand Valley Snapshots: Week of May 2, 2014

According to CNM's Facebook page: "Remembering his earliest assignment with the National Park Service (NPS) at the Horace M. Albright Training Center in 1967, retired Chief Ranger Henry A. (Hank) Schoch mused, 'We were trained to do just about everything relating to park management, and I found that the variety of duties and challenges suited me perfectly.' After completing his initial training assignment, Hank’s career went on to include duty stations as varied as Natchez Trace Parkway (1967-70), Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park (1970-74), Badlands National Park (1974-1977), and Colorado National Monument (1977-94.) ... The monument’s current superintendent Lisa Eckert, who was one of Hank’s park rangers during 1984-86 (summers) and 1989-92, had the honor of presenting Hank with his law-enforcement retirement credentials during a family gathering in 2013, and publicly after his most recent drive up the hill from his Fruita, Colo., home to share his knowledge, perspective and passion for Colorado National Monument with a few of the National Park Service’s newest seasonal rangers."
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