Tim Devine

Tim DevineTim Devine is the National Park Service (NPS) Representative at the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and a staff member of the NPS’s Wilderness Stewardship Division, Washington Office. Tim came to the Carhart Center in December of 2004 from Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) where he was the Wilderness Program Specialist for 13 years. He has over 40 years of NPS and wilderness experience, working in a variety of wilderness park areas including Shenandoah, Everglades, Big Cypress, Buffalo River, Mount Rainier, Olympic and Rocky Mountain. Tim is a standing member of the NPS National Wilderness Steering Committee, Regional Wilderness Coordinators Network, and liaison to the Intermountain Region Wilderness Executive Committee. He has worked on the development of NPS Wilderness Policy, Director's Order #41, Reference Manual #41, the original interagency Keeping it Wild, and revised Keeping it Wild 2 wilderness character monitoring strategy, Keeping it Wild in the NPS, and the NPS Wilderness Stewardship Plan Handbook. Tim was the primary author of the RMNP Backcountry/Wilderness Management Plan and has assisted numerous parks with wilderness stewardship planning. In 2000, Tim was the recipient of the NPS Director's Wilderness Management and Stewardship Award as the "Individual Champion of Wilderness", and in 2002 was the recipient of the RMNP Jack Moomaw Award for "Excellence in the Art of Rangering." He holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Recreation and Wildlife from Hocking Technical College in Ohio, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University.