Printer Friendly

Articles from National Parks (July 1, 2002)

1-25 out of 25 article(s)
Title Author Type Words
A clear view: the Bush administration has not done enough to obtain clean air over national parks. (Outlook). Kiernan, Thomas C. Brief Article 436
A finger on the pulse: NPCA's State of the Parks program assesses the overall health of the national parks by analyzing scientific data on the condition of a park's natural and historic resources. The goal is to provide information to policy-makers and the National Park Service that will help improve conditions. O'Connell, Kim A. 1978
A tour through time: a sampling of the historical parks along the 900-mile Grand Circle Tour provides an excellent introduction to the history of American Indian cultures. (Excursions). Updike, William A. 1686
A tree's tribulations: rats and other nonnative creatures imperil the existence of the Hibiscadelphus giffardianus in the state most plagued by endangered species. (Rare & Endangered). Talley, Jenell Brief Article 602
A vision sustained; Yosemite Valley provides a perfect place to study the National Park Service's challenge to maintain a balance between enjoyment and preservation. (Forum). O'Brien, Bob R. 1187
An American statesman: Roger Williams National Memorial in Rhode Island tells the story of a relentless champion of religious freedom and "soul liberty." (Historic Highlights). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 535
Bald eagle returns to Channel Islands; whether the species can thrive in southern California will be tested. (Endangered Species). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 300
Cape Hatteras Light remains closed; repairs to the lighthouse force closure for second year in a row. (National Icons). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 267
Counting on sheep; for decades, wildlife biologists and park rangers at Canyonlands and other Southwest parks have worked to restore desert bighorn. These efforts represent a great success story, although the animals' continued recovery is far from ensured. Cohn, Jeffrey Cover Story 1780
Denver - the Environmental Protection Agency in April endorsed a ban on snowmobiles in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, reasoning that their continued use would breach air pollution standards and threaten other park resources. (Regional report). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 121
Did you know? (NPCA News and Notes). Brief Article 124
Fall/winter vacation planning guide. (Advertising Supplement). 2870
In March, NPCA's Community Partners group hosted "Get to Know South Florida's National Parks" in Miami. (NPCA Notes). Talley, Jenell Brief Article 154
In the thick of things: a combination of gulf coastal plains, eastern hardwood forests, and Midwest prairies, this preserve was established to protect its complex biological diversity. (You Are Here). Brief Article 143
Marine reserves at Virgin Islands likely: the no-take zones would protect the island's diverse marine life. (Marine Preservation). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 449
On July 18, the Murie Center pays homage to Mardy Murie, as the 1998 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday. (NPCA Notes). Talley, Jenell Brief Article 132
On the homefront. (Letters). Colin, Bruce 164
Pacific gems. (Letters). McMahon, Richard 104
Political climate. (Letters). Hughes, Melissa M. 160
Power of Place. (Letters). Aston-Reese, Nancy; Aston-Reese, Glenn 114
Preserving the peace and quiet; the dull roar of progress and its machines is overwhelming the ambient sounds of nature in the parks and harming wildlife in the process. The Park Service and environmental groups are working to restore the soundscape, as important to an ecosystem--and our own well-being--as clean air and water. Lavendel, Brian 1416
PWCs banned from most of park system; the watercraft is now allowed at 16 parks, pending further study. (Motorized Use). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 277
Sanctuaries. (Editor's Note). Rancourt, Linda M. 272
Sand Creek site donated to Indians; land expected to become part of designated national historic site. (Historic Preservation). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 529
Zion's cottonwoods could soon vanish; Park Service examining how to restore canyon's ecosystem. (Resource Threats). Dougherty, Ryan Brief Article 441

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2021 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |