79 episodes

How far can a jumping spider jump? DOES a woodchuck chuck wood? What does a Park Ranger do all day? All these questions and any you may have will be answered through this podcast series! So come, join us, listen and write Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess all your questions about park and other natural science careers

Ask a Ranger Podcast Cohosts Rangers Jessica and Crystal

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

How far can a jumping spider jump? DOES a woodchuck chuck wood? What does a Park Ranger do all day? All these questions and any you may have will be answered through this podcast series! So come, join us, listen and write Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess all your questions about park and other natural science careers

    The Black Park Ranger Experience

    The Black Park Ranger Experience

    We chat with Ranger Daniel again! This time we talk about why he started the Black Park Ranger experience Instagram and why it’s important to tell these stories. 

    • 54 min
    Ranger Daniel: LA City Parks

    Ranger Daniel: LA City Parks

    We chat with Daniel about his journey to rangering and what it’s like working in an park in LA! 

    • 47 min
    Assistant County Ranger Jared

    Assistant County Ranger Jared

    This month we chat with Jared who works for the NC Forest service! 

    • 29 min
    NC Wildlife Educator CC King: Place Based Environmental Education

    NC Wildlife Educator CC King: Place Based Environmental Education

    We chat with Wildlife Resources Commissions CC King on why place based education is crucial for our children and us as adults. 

    • 30 min
    Park Superintendent Claude Crews: Working at Hammocks Beach State Park Part 2

    Park Superintendent Claude Crews: Working at Hammocks Beach State Park Part 2

    • 33 min
    Park Superintendent Claude Crews: Working at Hammocks Beach State Park in the Beginning of NC State Parks Career

    Park Superintendent Claude Crews: Working at Hammocks Beach State Park in the Beginning of NC State Parks Career

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Jeb.W ,

Great for listening with kids

I’ve been listening with my daughter when we’re in the car together. It’s a great podcast to keep us both interested; they cover a wide variety of topics - from the job of a park ranger, to the botany & biology of the parks, to history, agriculture, and beyond. I always learn something, and we can discuss it after we’re done. Thanks!



... (the following review is from M, 8 years old)
I like to listen to this Podcast in the car with my Dad. I like how there are lots of different rangers that talk in it every time. I also like learning all sorts of things about lot of different parks.

theydontwamtreviews ,

Excellent Resource for Future Rangers

These two rangers take listeners on a tour through some of the best-loved and least-known natural wonders of NC. Listen to a park-specific episode before visiting with your family to learn more about the history and activities on offer. Future rangers will love the “inside-baseball” tips about careers in parks management. Highly, highly recommended!

i love max good name ,

Okay, I supposed.

So.... when my mom downloaded this podcast, I excepted funny stories, and basically the only podcasts I like to listen to is story podcasts, but it’s perfect if you want to half listen half zone of, I may not care for this, but a lot of other people do. 👌🏻

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