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  • Local Skateboard Park
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    Skateboarders Nationwide Restless; A Problem That Needs Attention? Skateboarding. A sport that only requires a board and four wheels. One needs only seventy to one hundred dollars to get one. It seems pretty simple, doesn " tit? Well it's not, and for one important reason. On a typical day, a skateboarder usually gets up at about 10 a. m., throws their board in the trunk of their car, puts a Bad Religion tape in the tape player, picks up several other skaters and sets off to find a good spot to ...
  • Park And Recreational Facilities Planners And Managers
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    Recreational Risk Management and Security Control Introduction: The need for effective risk management has become evident to leisure-service managers in various settings. As more and more people have visited large national or state parks, forests, and recreation areas, the risk of injury or death from environmental hazards has increased. Controls that will protect participants from their own unawareness of the natural environment or from behavior that invites injury or death, must be better supe...
  • Parking Spaces At The University
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    Parking Deck Project of University The University of Parking Deck Project Principals of Planning GE 310 Fall 1996 The University of has been confronted with claims of parking shortages over the past several years. Many of these claims were not supported by any facts or figures that explained the cause of the parking shortages. In fact, some of the claims of insufficient parking were based on students not being able to locate parking spaces in the parking lots adjacent to their first class. Due t...
  • Designers Of Jurassic Park
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    Jurassic Park was a revolutionary, genetic concept of cloning extinct dinosaurs to use as show for people. In the novel Jurassic Park Michael Crichton uses the chaos theory and other examples of human error to show how a idea like Jurassic Park would not work. The one error that caused the park to fail indefinitely was the fact that Hammond and the other designers of the park didn't think about the unpredictability of nature itself. Jurassic Park was to be like a zoo. The difference though was t...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Springfield Area Families And Individuals
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    EXCEPTIONAL FAMILIES UNITED Exceptional Families United is a support group comprised of service providers and parents of individuals with special needs. This group meets monthly in Springfield. When this group was first formed, the biggest issue that the families wanted addressed was the lack of recreational opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the Springfield area. We discovered that in other areas around the state, park districts and municipalities have formed joint Special Recre...
  • 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...
  • 26 Sa Access Control Units
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    z Overview Implementation of the proposed electronic security system began on Monday, April 10, 2000. This first phase will be completed by the 31st of May 2000 at a cost of approximately 1.8 million Jamaican dollars. During this first phase, electronic barriers were installed at the main gates and the six internal parking lots. This will also include the installation of lighting fixtures located in the designated areas as described in the proposal. All the necessary hardware to complete this pr...
  • Visitor Centre And The Car Parks
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    Free Public Access To (Hastings) Country Park Is Detrimental To The Environment Conclusion To fully understand the environmental impacts caused by the public, it was necessary to find out who the public are, where they come from, why they visit HCP and what their opinions on the park are. The 1992 HCP survey found most visitors were 25+ years in age, from 'higher socio-economic groups,'. The latter detail implies that the audience can afford to travel to HCP. The largest group of visitors interv...
  • Latest Development Proposal
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    Wilson's Promontory is located some 200 km south east of Melbourne and occupies an area of around 50,000 hectares, forming the southern-most tip of the Australian Mainland, and occupying the whole peninsula. The pristine area was officially put aside for National Park specification in 1898 and is renowned for its natural, cultural and historic values, more recently it has been recognised internationally as a Biosphere Reserve designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...

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