103 nationalparks

103 nationalparks - OUTLINE: NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM 1....

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Unformatted text preview: OUTLINE: NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM 1. NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM FACTS. 2. INTERNAL PROBLEMS 3. EXTERNAL PROBLEMS Suggested Reading: Keiter 1997. Greater Yellowstones bison: unraveling of an early American wildlife achievement. J. Wildlife Manage. 61:1-11. World Parks at Risk. National Geographic, October 2006 (whole issue is devoted to parks) NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM ____ UNITS (= ____ _____________ _____________ _____________) _____ million ha (____ million acres) AGENCY: _______ _______________ _______________ Yosemite National Park, CA GRAND CANYON = NATIONAL PARK Other national parks: Yellowstone (first), Everglades, Gettysburg, etc. MOST NATIONAL MONUMENTS LESS FAMOUS George Washingtons birthplace (left) is a National Monument. Valley Forge (on right, where Washington camped during Revolutionary War winter) is a National Park. BUT MORE IMPORTANT DIFFERENCE: _____________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________. VISITATION TO SYSTEM...
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