Montana State Parks Announces Chet Crowser as a New Regional Park Manager for Missoula/ West Central Montana
(Missoula, MT) - Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is announcing that Chet Crowser is the new Regional Park Manager for FWP Region 2. Chet will supervise staff for ten state parks in the Missoula/ West Central Montana area.
Chet has worked for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks for nearly a decade serving as a Fishing Access Site Manager, a River Recreation Ranger and Manager, and as part of Montana State Parks’ maintenance staff.
“I am looking forward to the opportunities and challenges of this Region,” said Crowser. “Seeing places like Fish Creek and Milltown state parks evolve and come along is exciting. I look forward to working with the area communities on behalf of state parks and tourism.”
Chet’s experience in the parks and recreation field also includes seasonal work for South Dakota State Parks and the Bureau of Land Management in Idaho. He has also been a volunteer for a long time with the River Management Society.
Chet has a B.S. in Parks Recreation from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a Master’s Degree in Resource Recreation & Tourism from the University of Idaho.
Chet is from Rapid City, South Dakota but has called Montana home since 2004. He lives in Missoula with his wife and three young children and enjoys spending his free time in the outdoors fishing, floating, boating, camping and hunting around western Montana.
Chet started in his new position last month. His region includes state parks: Placid Lake, Salmon Lake, Beavertail Hill, Milltown, Travelers’ Rest, Fort Owen, Painted Rocks, Fish Creek, Frenchtown Pond, and Council Grove.
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