By Carl S. Chavez

"Bodie, the very sound of that identify evokes photographs of "The undesirable guy From Bodie", a coarse and tumble existence, and the tough weather of a gold mine boomtown of the early West. yet to a tender park ranger and his spouse, clean out of school, and with a baby at the method, it used to be an intimidating commencing to a 32-year profession with California division of Parks and Recreation.

A PATHWAY via PARKS follows the profession of Ranger Carl S. Chavez and his family members as they trip the size and breadth of California from the ghost city of Bodie kingdom ancient Park to the mountains and shores of Southern California. each one new project brings new adventures and demanding situations as Ranger Chavez promotes up the profession ladder to positions at the critical Coast of California, the Sierra Nevada and at last to the redwoods of Northern California at Humboldt Redwoods kingdom Park.

Career judgements needs to be made which bring about development, "out of the field", and into the administration ranks of nearby and department Headquarters. but even those alterations don't regulate the chance for tales and stories of humor and tragedy, pleasure and sorrow, experience and regimen, and the luck and failure that many readers will realize of their personal lives. a person who has retired from the crew, despite profession, may have thoughts like these present in A PATHWAY via PARKS.

The author's reports will supply all those that love the nice outside and revel in our parks and forests a unprecedented, within glimpse, not just of the internal workings of park operations, but in addition, of kin existence dwelling in parks.

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