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Women’s History Month: Yellowstone’s first female naturalist

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Fifty-nine years after Yellowstone National Park (YNP) was founded, Herma Albertson Baggley became the first woman to have a permanent position as a National Park Service (NPS) ranger-naturalist in the park. Years prior, Baggley was a schoolteacher who went on to receive a master’s degree in botany after being inspired […]