Jenn Savedge

  • Former National Park Ranger
  • Creator of the green living website The Green Parent
  • Author of the book The Green Parent: A Kid-Friendly Guide to Environmentally-Friendly Living
  • Contributor to Ranger, Cobblestone, and Appleseeds magazines
  • Holds a Master’s of Science in Environmental Education


Jenn Savedge is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over one and a half years. She began her career as a National Park Ranger, traveling the United States to work in some of the country's most beautiful spaces. From the Outer Banks in North Carolina to the mountains of Yosemite, Jenn worked for over 10 years educating visitors of all ages about the historic, cultural, and natural significance of our nation's parks.  

Jenn currently works as a freelance writer. She writes two blogs and is author of a book and numerous magazine articles on environmental and health topics, including articles published in Ranger, the magazine of the Association of National Park Rangers.  



  • M.Sc. Environmental Education, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
  • B.A., Biology, Ithaca College, New York

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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