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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