ANPR August E-Newsletter
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August 2016

A monthly e-newsletter from the Association of National Park Rangers
Compiled by Cadence C. Cook, Board Member for Internal Communications

Register for Ranger Rendezvous Today!
Join us at the Association of National Park Rangers 39th annual Ranger Rendezvous in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 27-30, 2016. Registration is now open online! You can view a draft program on our website and read about the excellent keynote speakers and sessions we will be hosting this year. 
- Erika Jostad, ANPR President
Apply for a Rendezvous Scholarship: Deadline August 31
Have you thought about attending Ranger Rendezvous but haven't yet? Bill Supernaugh Memorial Scholarships allow early-career employees, NPS volunteers, and students to experience the annual Ranger Rendezvous and learn about ANPR. Scholarships include basic registration, one-year membership to ANPR, hotel room, and partial transportation. Applications are being accepted until August 31. Apply today! For more details, click here.
Lauren Kopplin, Board Member for Seasonal Perspectives
Visit Pecos National Historical Park with ANPR Members
Are you attending this year's Ranger Rendezvous? If so, we hope you'll join us on our visit to Pecos National Historical Park. Participants will enjoy a guided tour of the 1-mile Pueblo trail in the morning and of the 2-mile battlefield trail in the afternoon. Packed lunches will be enjoyed onsite. For more information on Pecos National Historical Park check out this music video, complete with a rapping ranger:
- Erika Jostad, ANPR President
Enter ANPR's Annual Photo Contest
You can participate in ANPR's annual photo contest even if you're not attending Ranger Rendezvous this year! Send your photos to the contest organizer, Liz Roberts, by October 10. She'll make sure your photographs are on display when Rendezvous attendees vote on their favorite shots. Winners will be selected from each category and a “Best of Show” photo will take the top spot. All winners will receive recognition at the Rendezvous and have their photos published in Ranger magazine. Details here: Photo Contest Information
- Cadence Cook, Board Member for Internal Communications
Don't Be Shy: Show us your Ranger!
Send us a selfie of you holding your copy of Ranger magazine or send us a photo of you giving it away to a non-member and inviting them to join ANPR! We’ll publish your photos in the upcoming editions of Ranger or post them on Facebook, depending on space and the number of photos we receive. Make sure to take high resolution photos. Send them to There's no expiration date — this offer is ongoing! (And remember...always play it safe — we won't publish anything that suggests otherwise of a ranger.)
- Ann Dee Allen, Ranger Editor
Help Send Someone to Ranger Rendezvous 
The Bill Supernaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by his family to help early career employees attend their first Ranger Rendezvous. ANPR has already raised $2800 to help support 8-9 scholarship winners. We'd love to receive at least $3000 in donations this year so that we can support over 10 attendees! Please help us reach our goal by donating at www.anpr.orgYour generous contributions are greatly appreciated! 
- Erika Jostad, ANPR President
Donate Items to the Silent Auction
ANPR will be holding a silent auction at this year's Ranger Rendezvous. Please consider donating items and helping raise money for the organization. You don't have to attend the Rendezvous to donate. Send items (to arrive no earlier than October 21) to:
Hotel Santa Fe
ATTN: Dominick Gutierrez, ANPR
1501 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Please email ANPR's business manager at if you send items so that we know to expect your package. We appreciate your support!
- Erika Jostad, ANPR President
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