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ISBN-10: 0807600199

ISBN-13: 9780807600191

On the centennial of the nationwide Park provider, this richly illustrated publication deals worthy recommendation on exploring America’s nationwide park method.  

The ebook delves into concerns affecting an array of parks: the enduring western nationwide parks like Yellowstone; the city parks resembling Golden Gate nationwide game sector; ancient websites together with the Statue of Liberty nationwide Monument and Gettysburg nationwide army Park; and cultural components 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 professional courses to areas within the park method the place:  

  • much of the nation’s organic and cultural variety is represented;
  • ideas corresponding to freedom, civil rights, and conservation have been conceived;
  • vast desolate tract bargains solitude and reflection;
  • storied landscapes look after a feeling of place;
  • the stability among activity and maintenance is tested;
  • research and studying interact the subsequent generation;
  • the dynamics of nature are being formed via a altering weather; and  
  • innovations in expertise, sustainability, and stewardship offer a feeling of goal and hope.

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