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Tag: Northeast Region


Former Mount Rainier staffer Rick Harris retires from National Park Service Northeast Region associate director post

From the National Park Service:

Richard “Rick” Harris, associate regional director for natural resources, science, conservation and recreation assistance in Northeast Region, retired on October 3rd.

Rick began his federal career in 1976 working on wilderness management issues with the US Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest. From the beginning of his National Park Service career in 1983 at Mount Rainier National Park to his final assignment, Rick has been a champion for protecting and preserving resources in parks.

Rick worked in nine parks, four regions and WASO.  He was a graduate of the natural resources training program, a member of the Natural

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