Career that started at Olympic NP to end after 31 years

Scott Sticha, who formerly worked at Olympic National Park, will retired Jan. 2 from his post at Arizona’s Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. His career spanned 31 years.

Sticha, who’s career started as a volunteer at Olympic National Park in 1982, is the chief of interpretation and partnerships at Grand Canyon-Parashant.

He also worked at Fort Bowie National Historic Site in Arizona, the Florida Keys and Biscayne National Park, California’s Kings Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Utah.

“What a long, strange and wonderful trip it has been and it has truly been my pleasure and privilege to live and work in some of the most interesting and unique places in this country,” Sticha said in a prepared statement. “Thanks to all I have worked with for some really great memories.”