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Episode 75: Vandalism of National Parks and Historical Landmarks



Age of Disrespect

Worse than the dude who crapped on cars in Akron, Ohio, national park and landmark vandalism can do more then extensive damage; it can corrupt historical accuracy and eliminate endagered species of livingt hings.

Curtis's Background

  • Nature lover
  • Hiker
  • Explorer of parks, monuments and landmarks
  • Extensive Coursework in Geology, Hydrology and Physics
  • Extensive Coursework in Western American Nature Writing and History


  • The article from CNN
  • IBTIMES has written a piece on her as well
  • 21 Year old Casey Nocket appears to be cooperating with Oregon authorities.

Other Instances of Vandalism

On top of that, here's an example of the stress that Rangers go through.

Historical Figures

  • John Muir: Father of the National Park
  • Edward Abbey: Park Ranger, Anarchist, Writer, and Awesome Crazy man.  His book, The Monkey Wrench Gang, would inspire radical environmental groups such as Greenpeace.
  • John Wesley Powell: Explorer of the Grand Canyon, Civil War Vetern
  • Stephen Mather: Father of the National Park Service and first Director



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