|In 1982 Dave served as a Park Naturalist for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Later that year he started a long career as an educator and coach in Missouri for thirty-one years. Upon retirement from the classroom he once again picked up the NPS flathat for the ONSR before moving to Florida as an Education Ranger in the Swamp at Big Cypress National Preserve and as a Visitor Services Assistant for the U.S. Forest Service in the Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest in Washington. Once again serving as a District Interpretive Ranger on the Current River his days are spent in Round Spring Cave, paddling the Current River, or sharing the magic of Ozark springs feeding this river system by supplying millions of gallons of cold water.
Marty is a retired park ranger from Missouri who has led organized trips throughout the Ozarks, Ontario and the American west. Since retirement Marty spends his time traveling, volunteering in our national public lands, and photographing the wonders of nature. He recently completed a 5 month 20,000 mile road trip through the American west, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska.