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ISBN-10: 0807600199

ISBN-13: 9780807600191

On the centennial of the nationwide Park carrier, this richly illustrated ebook bargains important suggestion on exploring America’s nationwide park procedure.  

The e-book delves into matters affecting an array of parks: the long-lasting western nationwide parks like Yellowstone; the city parks equivalent to Golden Gate nationwide game sector; ancient websites together with the Statue of Liberty nationwide Monument and Gettysburg nationwide army Park; and cultural parts like Mesa Verde nationwide Park which are between America’s over four hundred nationwide parks.              

Twenty-three essays from contributing authors with deep own connections to the nationwide parks function specialist courses to areas within the park method the place:  

  • much of the nation’s organic and cultural variety is represented;
  • ideas reminiscent of freedom, civil rights, and conservation have been conceived;
  • vast barren region bargains solitude and reflection;
  • storied landscapes defend a feeling of place;
  • the stability among sport and renovation is tested;
  • research and studying have interaction the following generation;
  • the dynamics of nature are being formed by means of a altering weather; and  
  • innovations in expertise, sustainability, and stewardship supply a feeling of goal and hope.

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