David Gafney

Biography

David Gafney is a photographer and an attorney who resides in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts and who has spent many years working in the fields of conservation and natural history interpretation. For more than fifteen years he served as a ranger and naturalist with the National Park Service where he presented interpretive programs in such treasured and diverse locations as Yellowstone, Zion, Isle Royale, Great Smoky Mountains, Death Valley and Everglades National Parks. He has served as a wilderness ranger with the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado and Wyoming and has hiked more than half of the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails. Dave holds a law degree from Northeastern University, a master's degree in forest ecology from Utah State University and a B.S. degree in environmental conservation from the University of Massachusetts. His wilderness images have been published in books, magazines and exhibited in galleries.
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Yellowstone, Grand Loop Drive Interpretive Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Written by a former Yellowstone ranger-naturalist and illustrated with 40 spectacular wilderness images, Yellowstone's Grand Loop Drive will allow you to experience a vicarious 142-mile journey through the heart of one of America's truly great national parks. If visiting Yellowstone, print out and take this eBook with you - It's like having your own interpretive ranger along for the ride!
Zion National Park, an Interpretive Road Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Towering vertical walls of colorful sedimentary rock surround you relaying simultaneously contradictory feelings of intimacy and overwhelming grandeur. This eBook (illustrated with 40 wilderness images and written by a former Zion interpretive ranger) allows you to experience a vicarious journey through one of America's truly great national parks.
Wanderings, Reflections of a Wilderness Nomad
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
It was as if God had called and asked if I would like to try out heaven for a few months. But it wasn't really God; it was the chief naturalist at Zion National Park on the phone offering me a seasonal position. That call led to 15 years of blissful wanderings around the U. S., living and working in federal wilderness areas and in such diverse national parks as Yellowstone and the Smokey Mountains

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