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  • Two Million Alligators In The Everglades
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    The Everglades Holiday Park Heading west on Pines Boulevard passing all the new construction and development in the area, saying to myself, this is man made beauty, but I knew it had to stop somewhere and that somewhere was the US 27 road, I then proceeded to head north on US 27 and noticed on the right a small area of Dwarf Cypress that are not protected, and probably won't be around to long. The Everglades National Park is where you go to see the beauty of nature. When, I first arrived there s...
  • Visitor The National Park Service
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    Topic: The National Park Service will continue to play an important role in twenty-first century society. Abstract: Those with a sense of destiny cried not exploitation, but preservation of Americas land. This belief created the first National Park and later the National Park Service to protect it and the lands that were to be added. The National Park Service will continue to protect the land and provide for the common good so visitors can enjoy the freedom of nature and see the unspoiled earth,...
  • Yosemite National Park General Management Plan
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    Yosemite National Park Salvatore DePo ala 107-58-8435 Final Paper History 390 Ronald Helfrich The alpine Yosemite Valley is located within California's Sierra Nevada mountain range. Yosemite was carved by glacial ice. The valley's towering granite walls and rushing waterfalls provide for some unique scenery. This natural beauty has long been recognized as worthy of preservation. The exact form that this preservation should take has also been a source of ongoing controversy. The National Park Ser...
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park Joey
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    Road Trip One hot and humid summer The Parks family decided to take a road trip to California. The family consisted of a father, a mother, a ten-year-old boy named Joey, and his six-month-old sister named Trinity. The family was from Houston, TX and they were planning on driving the spacious, luxurious, and monstrous sport utility vehicle that would be comfortable for the family. Mr. Parks mapped out the route he would be taking for the trip. He estimated that they would be driving one thousand ...
  • Wolves In Yellowstone National Park
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    In 1922 the federal government passed a law that allowed wolves in Yellowstone National Park to be hunted. In just four years later the last wolf was hunted. In 1995, the gray wolf was reintroduced to the park. The government started off by introducing 31 wolves in the Montana and Wyoming parts of the park. Now 116 wolves now live and more then 75 pups. The controversy surrounding the re introduction of the wolves are many from both sides. Some local farmers are against it because some wolves hu...
  • Year Northern Cascades National Park
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    The purpose of this paper is to give you some background information on Northern Cascades National Park and to talk about the management techniques the park uses to preserve it. Northern Cascades National Park became a national park on Oct 2, 1968, when Lyndon Johnson sighed the North Cascades Act. Twenty years later congress designated 93% of the park as a Stephen Mater Wilderness. When congress declares an area as "wilderness", it provides extra protection against human impact. Northern Cascad...
  • John Muir Trail And Yosemite National Park
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    John Muir's Trail in History John Muir was a man of great importance in the history of the United States and in the preservation of it's beauty. His tireless efforts to protect natural wonders such as Yosemite Valley demonstrated his undying love for the outdoors. Muir took a stand against the destructive side of civilization in a dauntless battle to save America's forest lands. The trail of preservation that Muir left behind has given countless numbers of people the opportunity to experience na...
  • North Cascades National Park
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    The North Cascades The North Cascades became a national park on October 2, 1968. It is located in the north central area of Washington. Since it's inception the park's mission statement has evolved to include concerns of the entire ecosystem. (web) When you go to the North Cascades in Washington, you can visit and do a variety of things. Some major tourist attractions are the beautiful ice sculpted, jagged mountains, which rise above deep-forested valleys-terrain carved by moving ice. The Park C...
  • City Parks
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    The Chicago Seven 1968 was one of the most turbulent years in America history. The Vietnam War became the longest war in U.S. history. American casualties were higher than 30,000. Anti-war protests grew larger and louder on college campuses. At Columbia, students took control of the office of the President and held three persons hostage to protest the school's connection to the defense Department. Following the April assassination of Martin Luther King in Memphis riots happened in 125 cities lea...
  • Quarries In The Peak District National Park
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    Mining and quarrying were the backbone of Britain's economy since the start of the industrial revolution. Due to cleaner methods in energy production, which have been enforced during last 100 years and the course of developments in modern technology, Britain's principle wealth is now governed mainly by the success of her tertiary businesses synonymous with the larger towns and cities. Nevertheless our standard of living also depends on the supply of aggregates, the most basic of building materia...
  • People View State Parks As A Place
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    Cultural Anthropology Assignment 4: The cognitive landscape of a state park Secondary Sources - Babcock State Park Source One: web website seems to imply that state parks and other like facilities are viewed as places that attract tourism using areas of scenic beauty and / or historical significance along with a large focus on recreation and activities once you are there. The site had an extensive list of activities that one could participate in ranging from golf & horseback riding to special ac...
  • Kakadu National Park
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    KNP Kakadu was declared a national park on 5 April 1979, and also granted world heritage status in 1979. Kakadu National Park is a magnificent part of Australia, and contains many beautiful features. The name 'kaka du' comes from the land's traditional aboriginal owners, the Gagadju people. They have interacted with Kakadu for over 50 000 years, one of the longest periods of interaction found anywhere on earth. The Aboriginal rock art is of particular significance as it provides us an insight of...
  • Muir And The Sierra Club
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    John Muir-explorer, writer, and conservationist-was born on April 21, 1838 in Dunbar, Scotland. Until the age of eleven he attended the local schools of that small coastal town. In 1849, the Muir family emigrated to the United States, settling first at Fountain Lake and then moving to Hickory Hill Farm near Portage, Wisconsin. Muir's father was a harsh disciplinarian and worked his family from dawn to dusk. Whenever they were allowed a short period away from the plow and hoe, Muir and his younge...
  • Wolf Re Introduction To Yellowstone
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    Outline Thesis: The wolf is worthy of re introduction into nature. I. The early history of wolves in the United States begins. A. The Indians involvement with the wolf is minimal. B. The settlers start the destruction of the wolf. C. The near elimination of the wolf occurs. II. The human perception of the wolf is inaccurate. A. Physical Appearance of wolves is frightening to some people. B. Fables had an impact on humans beliefs toward wolves. C. Christian Beliefs affected the way humans treated...
  • North America's Tallgrass Prairie Lands
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    Preservation of the Tallgrass Prairie Brief Review The tallgrass prairie ecosystem once covered over 400,000 square miles in North America. This area extended from Canada southward to Texas and from the Rocky Mountains east to present-day Ohio. Today, just one percent of this terrain remains in existence in its natural state, much of which is located in the untamed Flint Hills of eastern Kansas. There had been a movement for nearly 50 years in favor of some sort of preserve of the minimal resour...
  • Avid Jet Skiers And Snowmobiles Of Michigan
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    Jet Skiing and snowmobiling are a great way to experience nature Jet skiing and snowmobiling are outdoor recreations that provide a great amount of enjoyment for the rider. Both recreations offer riders a chance to get outdoors. For people who like summer they can jet ski, and for people who lie the winter they can snowmobile. Even though the sports are done at different times of the year, there are more similarities than differences including the criticism the sports get from environmentalists....
  • 1925 Fort McHenry
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    Fort McHenry Fort McHenry was an American military installation built on a peninsula in Baltimore harbor in 1799. During the War of 1812 it was attack, September 13- 14, 1814 by a British fleet, an attack that inspired Francis Scott Key, a prisoner aboard a British ship, to write the "Star- Spangled Banner". Later, Fort McHenry was used as a storage depot and military prison, Fort McHenry was established as a national park in 1925. It was re-designated a national monument and historic shrine in ...
  • Traveling By Bus In Thailand
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    What requirements are there to visit Thailand? Passports are a requirement to travel to Thailand but Visas for a holiday to Thailand are not required for Australian passport holders staying less than 30 days and holding an onward airline ticket. Your health is also very important it would be a disaster to travel all the way to Thailand and become sick so and see your doctor and get vaccinated agonized any virus you might face in Thailand. What are the main attractions of Thailand? Wat Phra Kaeo ...
  • Everglades Restoration Introduction The Florida Everglades
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    Everglades Restoration Introduction The Florida Everglades, the world's second largest wetland, is on border of being lost due to many factors. To fight these factors, the Everglades Restoration Plan has become a major issue in Florida over the last twenty-five to thirty years. As a matter of fact, the Everglades National Park was established in 1947. However, there is a lot of work to be done if we want to save the Everglades. A majority of the problem has been blamed on the farmer, that being ...
  • Shenandoah And Great Smoky Mountains National Parks
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    The Appalachian The Appalachian Mountains The Appalachian mountain system dominates the Eastern United States and separates the Eastern seaboard from the interior with a belt of uplands that extends nearly 1,500 miles from northeastern Alabama to the Canadian border. ; They are old, complex mountains, eroded from much older and greater ranges. The present topography is a result of erosion that has carved the weak rocks away, leaving a skeleton of resistant rocks behind as highlands. Because of t...

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