Quartzville Corridor names new park ranger
September 8, 2021
By Alex Paul
Linn County Communications Officer
Blake Nightingale spent a lot of time working on his grandparents' hazelnut farm near Brownsville.
It's where he cultivated a love of working outdoors, so the job as the park ranger for the Quartzville Corridor area suits him fine.
"I like farming and someday, maybe in 10 or 20 years, I might do some farming, but for right now, I really like what I do," Nightingale said.
Nightingale played football, basketball and track at Central Linn High School and attended Linn-Benton Community College.
"I started working for the parks department while at...