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July 10, 2023

What Do SLC Park Rangers Do?

Have you ever seen a Salt Lake City park ranger in the wild? We hadn’t. So we followed one around Fairmont Park in Sugar House. Ranger Nahuel Tulian joins host Ali Vallarta to talk about the scope of his responsibilities and his advice for being a better park goer. 


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