forest ranger

any of the officers employed by the government to supervise the care and preservation of forests, especially public forests.

1820–30 Unabridged
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forest ranger
chiefly (US), (Canadian) a government official who patrols and protects forests, wildlife, etc

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Example sentences
Also called a forest ranger park: noun: area of land set aside for recreational use.
She's considering becoming a forest ranger but lacks the stomach for herd-thinning.
Camping for more than three nights, or in a group of ten or more requires a permit from a forest ranger.
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