Sandy Mickey is the Park Ranger/Education specialist for Florida Panther and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuges in southwest Florida. She coordinates outreach, interpretation, wildlife recreation, special events and volunteers for both refuges. She obtained her B.S. degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from North Carolina State University in 2002 and her Master’s in Resource Interpretation from Stephen F Austin State University in 2010. She enjoys hiking, bird-watching, kayaking and watching football and basketball. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.