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Anna Cordes

Bronze Level Contributor
National Park Ranger
Primary Discipline:
Member Type: Student
Last Login: Feb 04, 2012
Member Since: Sep 12, 2011



Primary Affiliation:
  • California State University, Fresno (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States)

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  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • German - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Intermediate)

Skills & Interests

  • Arts/Drawing and Painting (Advanced)
    Award winning artist. Advanced skill in the following mediums: oils, acrylics, pen & ink, acrylic inks.
  • Arts/Music/Performance (Advanced)
    French horn -- 15 years; Classical Guitar -- 2 years
  • Education/General (Advanced)
    National Park Ranger with 8 years experience researching, developing, and presenting interpretive programs to the public: guided hikes, illustrated programs, talks, informal interpretation.
  • Arts/Cinema (Intermediate)
    Write, direct, produce short films.
  • Science and Technology/Astronomy (Intermediate)
    Astronomy From the Ground Up training - 2010; Researched, developed, and presented interpretive astronomy programs at Kings Canyon National Parks.

Education History

  • Bachelors of Science Biology (05/1999)
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte


  • Park Ranger (05/2007 - Current) Kings Canyon National Park
  • Sales Associate (12/2001 - 12/2006) Arts & Things Gallery
  • Park Ranger (04/1999 - 11/2001) Cape Lookout National Seashore
  • Park Ranger (09/2000 - 03/2001) Big Cypress National Preserve


  • Weiner, J.M., edited by Cordes, A.B.. (2010). Timely Exposures: The Life and Images of C.C. Curtis, Pioneer California Photographer. Sanger, California: The Write Way, Inc..

Honors and Awards

  • Chief Park Interpreter's Award (09/2010)
    Awarded to the best interpreter in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.
  • Walter Fry Best New Interpreter Award (09/2007)
    Awarded to the best new interpreter at Kings Canyon National Park
  • On the Spot Award (09/2000)
    Monetary award for excellence in interpretation