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National parks for the 21st century

National parks for the 21st century

the Vail agenda : report and recommendations to the Director of the National Park Service from the steering committee of the 75th anniversary symposium.

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Published by National Park Service in [Washington D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. National Park Service -- Congresses.,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesNational Park Service document ;, D-726, NPS document ;, no. 726 D.
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 N3745 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p. ;
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1746542M
      LC Control Number92060471

      21st Century Parks Conference Empowering Parks Conference 26th September The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) invites park and landscape managers to a FREE all-day event on 26 September at the studio in Birmingham. The United States has 62 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the al parks must be established by an act of the United States Congress.A bill creating the first national park, Yellowstone, was signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant in , followed by Mackinac .

      National Parks: Given the significant benefits that National Parks provide and their increasing importance in the 21st century, we would like the next government to establish a commission to decide where new or extended National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty should be. View from Sutton Bank, North York Moors National Park (Mike. For people who will be leading that effort, or who will be supporting it from positions outside the National Park Service, this book shows the way. Recommended Citation. Nunnally, Patrick. “National Parks: Can ‘America’s Best Idea’ Adjust to the Twenty-first Century?” Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community, no. 7.

        A Century of Impact celebrates the first years of the National Parks Conservation Association, tracing its history and vision through stunning photography and tales of victory in a beautifully designed keepsake book. &#; From its founding by the same visionaries who helped to Brand: Grandin Hood Publishers. for national parks is critical for their survival globally, especially in the uncertain and rapidly changing economic and political environment of the 21st century. This paper argues that the continuing availability of a diversity of visitor experiences in national parks is essential for cultivating this support.


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