Category: Washita

Washita

Please welcome our new per- manent Park Guide, Christian Schroll. Originally from Mary- land, Christian comes from Grand Canyon National Park. Christian brings a plethora of experiences based on his diverse seasonal jobs and...

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Visitation creeps along as families return home for school, and it’s not quite snow bird season yet. Of the 640 visitors in August, we had Australians, a Japanese woman, a French couple, and two travelers from Austria. Most were...

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August 27th was the 3 month mark for the 150th of the Washita. As it approaches, so does the pending construction of the new Overlook facilities. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member?...

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Maintenance is something that must be done regularly to maintain our facilities for public safety and enjoyment and to minimize costs of deferred maintenance. Without a Facilities Division at Washita, these jobs are either...

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August 10th commemorates the establishment of the Smithsonian Institution, which was a result of one person’s donation to the United States. Perhaps it is coincidence, but the park received two remarkable suggested donations...

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We had 1,062 visitors in July and have one employee departing in August. Our enthusiastic and energetic education coordinator, Sydney Stover, has accepted another job at Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. Before her...

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for archeological testing and resource monitoring. Tentatively groundbreaking may occur as early as September. Last week, the Fires Center of Excellence at Ft. Sill sent about 60 soldiers from their Captain’s Career...

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Our experienced leader has returned. Tucker Blythe has completed his temporary position at Great Sand Dunes National Park and joins the Washita team once more this week. We thank Randy Bilbeisi for his assistance and support....

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The NPS family is small, only about 22,000 employees. But, families within families support our efforts. The sister of Park Ranger Sydney will volunteer with her 2 teenage daughters during our Owa Chita Summer Camp (July 16-20)....

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We have dedicated volunteers, dedicated researchers, and dedicated resources. Due to a staffing shortage with Steve’s departure, Kay Caudle will be assisting us tremendously by volunteering, making sure we can adequately staff...

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During the month of June, we had 1,121 visitors. While we enjoy the company of those who visit, we are saddened by those who leave. Ranger Steve Agricola accepted a Park Guide position at Petroglyphs National Monument in...

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Since Washita has one employee that dedicates less than 20% of his time to Natural Resource work, it is time to create a baseline for regular maintenance. A crew of about 6 employees from Capulin Volcano National Monument came...

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