Women Forest Rangers: Revisiting Kaufman's The Forest Ranger
Wendy L. Milner and Susan Odell became pioneers in USDA Forest Service line management in 1979. They were the agency's first women rangers--newcomers to an elite fraternity numbering more than 620 people (Frome 1984; Odell 1992, per. commun.). Odell was also the first pregnant ranger. When the birth of her son was announced to the Forest Service chief and staff, agency watchers knew that times were changing. Or were they?
Carroll, Franklin O.; Freemuth, John C.; and Alm, Leslie R.. (1996). "Women Forest Rangers: Revisiting Kaufman's The Forest Ranger". Journal of Forestry, 94(1), 38-41.