Interview with Jennifer Bauer, Naturalist and Historian of Roan Mountain Tennessee

Our guest today, Jennifer Bauer, presently serves as Park Manager of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton Tennessee.  She has had a 40 year career in State Parks, being among the first women to become a commissioned Ranger.   She was a Ranger Naturalist at Roan Mountain State Park for many years before attaining her present leadership role.

Her  book, Roan Mountain, History of An Appalachian Treasure, now in its second printing, combines her exquisite knowledge of the ecology of Roan Mountain with a life long passion for cultural heritage.

Mark and Jennifer discuss her career as well as the features and programs  of Roan Mountain and Sycamore Shoals.

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