Enrichment Package: Activity 1 -- The Future Is In Your Hands: Answer Sheet
1. NPS lands are to be preserved. USFS lands are to be conserved, but allow for multiple uses.
2. The dual mission of the National Park Service is to protect/preserve the parks and to provide for the enjoyment of the parks.
Did You Know?
On a snowy December day in 1888, while ranchers Richard Wetherill and Charlie Mason searched Mesa Verde’s canyons for stray cattle, they unexpectedly came upon Cliff Palace for the first time. The following year, the Wetherill brothers and Mason explored an additional 182 cliff dwellings.