Dan Brown, superintendent of Gulf Islands National Seashore, has withstood 134-degree to 48 degrees below zero temperatures, seen active volcanoes, desert, rain forest, ice diving, rattlesnakes and high peaks.
While those extremes may not seem enticing for most, it’s what outdoorsmen like Brown live for. Growing up in Colorado, Brown’s love for the outdoors started quite young.
“When I grew up I knew that I loved the out-a-doors and wanted to work outside in some capacity,” he said.
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