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NPS Mission and Parks as Treasures
Park Guide - guide
to parks by interests, activities, state, and park type.
National Park System Caring for the American Legacy - description
of the NPS mission
Underpinnings of the National Park Idea. Dwight T. Pitcaithley
Chief Historian National Park Service
Park Service Organic Act - the legislation that created the
National Park Service.
for Parklands - what are the criteria for determining if a place
should become a national park?
National Park Service - A Brief History. Barry Mackintosh, 1999
Did the NPS Begin? - one-page description of legislation significant
for creating the National Park Service.
Park Service Timeline
NPS Designations and Definitions
of National Park System Units
- describes the differences between national parks, national preserves,
national monuments, etc.
of the Park System Areas - describes the differences between
national parks, national preserves, national monuments, etc.
of Wilderness Areas - describes the meaning and intent of wilderness