It is with great pleasure that the Baxter State Park Authority announces the appointment of its new Baxter State Park Naturalist, Marc Edwards. Marc is currently the Park’s Interpretive Specialist.
A National Association of Interpretation Certified Interpreter Trainer, Marc holds both a Bachelors and a Masters in Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism from the University of Maine. Marc brings years of experience to the Park, including stints as a Park Manager in the Vermont State Parks system, as a Tourism Economic Development Professional at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, and as an Interpretive Ranger in the National Park Service and the US Forest Service. “I am looking forward to furthering the mission of Baxter State Park as Park Naturalist,” Marc said. He lives with his family in Strong, Maine.
Marc will manage the Park’s Information and Education department, including interpretive programming, public information efforts, research and resource monitoring, and will serve as a member of the Park’s administrative team.