Wild Foods with Sharen Patterson Bracey

September 29, 2017

Mark visits with Sharen Patterson Bracey a former Tennessee State Parks Ranger Naturalist and they discuss her history as one of the first women Commissioned as a State Park Ranger.   A botanist by training, Sharen has a special interest in Wild foods and frequently does educational programs which focus on that topic.  Sharen and her husband also grow grapes and raise honeybees at their homestead in Joelton Tennessee.

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About Mark

Mark Thomas Fraley is a lawyer (now retired) in Nashville, Tennessee (USA). Prior to starting law practice in 1987, Mark was active in the field of Parks and Recreation. He was the first Parks and Recreation Director for the cities of Gatlinburg and Sevierville Tennessee. He was the founding program administrator for the Parks and Recreation Technical Advisory Service (PARTAS) and served as Assistant Commissioner of Conservation and Director or Parks and Recreation for the State of Tennessee.

University of Cincinnati, 1974, Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy)
Nashville School of Law, 1983, Doctor of Jurisprudence

License to Practice Law, Tennessee Supreme Court (1983) BPR# 10448
Admitted to Practice, U.S. Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (1987)
Admitted to Practice, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, (1994)

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