From Down Canyon to the Mountaintop

by Jim Desmond



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/28/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 300
ISBN : 9781449725563
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 300
ISBN : 9781449725556

About the Book

Jim Desmond spent thirty-three years managing and protecting our nation’s natural resources. As a forest ranger, campground supervisor, wildland firefighter, and natural resources manager, Jim reveals this firsthand account of events he witnessed during his career. He shares personal observations and experiences, providing insight into the career of a public servant. Jim intertwines the events of his early years of searching for direction, the highlights of his early career, his eventual life-changing spiritual experience, and his subsequent rise to a successful career in management. His life and personal experiences are a human-interest story of spiritual and professional growth.

About the Author

Jim Desmond is a graduate of Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. His thirty-three-year career includes working in a variety of jobs for the United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Land Management.