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- National Park Service Revises "Call To Action," NPCA Suggests Further Changes. // National Parks Traveler;9/2/2012, p1
The article reports on the revision of the U.S. National Park Service's Call to Action document. It states that the agency released the 2012 revised version of the document with changes including the improvement of employee commitment, leadership, and communication and improvement of water and...
- Is "fair" good enough? DiDonato, Eva M. // Park Science;Spring2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p32
The article presents a case study of the water quality management in national parks in the U.S. It discusses various issues on coastal resource that were addressed by the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) which can affect the ecosystem and human health. It describes the partnership between NPS...
- Why Mountain Biking is a National Park Conservation Solution. // IMBA Trail News;2002, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p10
This article deals with the changing perspective of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) on providing bicycling opportunities. NPS officials at both the national and individual park level recognize that bicycling can help address several concerns about congestion, air quality and visitor...
- A Vision for the Parks. Pritchard, Paul C. // National Parks;Sep/Oct85, Vol. 59 Issue 9/10, p2
Discusses the vision of U.S. National Park Service director Bill Mott for national parks in the country. Preservation of parks; Long-range plan on strategy to protect natural, cultural and recreational resources; Land protection initiative; Expansion of the involvement of citizen groups;...
- NPS Funding Up For Air Quality, Park Purchases. // National Parks;Sep/Oct85, Vol. 59 Issue 9/10, p6
Reports on the breakdown of the proposed budget of the U.S. National Park Service for fiscal 1986. Budget for maintenance; Land acquisition; Air quality monitoring; Roads, rivers and trails; Park purchases; House of Congress' rejection of the proposed cuts in the budget.
- Volunteers vs. Professionals in the Parks. Pritchard, Paul C. // National Parks;Nov/Dec86, Vol. 60 Issue 11/12, p5
Examines the question of using volunteers or professional staff to manage national parks in the U.S. Increase in the reliance of the U.S. National Park Service on volunteers; Role played by professionals in managing cultural resources; Existence of opportunities for cooperation between...
- Administration Plans Shakeup At Top Levels of Park Service. // National Parks;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 61 Issue 1/2, p6
Reports on the plan of the U.S. government to reorganize the Park Service. 'New York Times' December 9, 1986 article about the plan of the U.S. Interior Department to revamp its senior service personnel; Negative reactions of conservationists and National Park Service (NPS) officials on the...
- Overflights: Doing What's Right. Butcher, Devereux // National Parks;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 61 Issue 1/2, p8
Presents a letter to the editor criticizing the U.S. Park Service, published in the January/February 1987 issue of the magazine 'National Parks'.
- Congress Appropriates NPS Budget for 1988. // National Parks;Mar/Apr88, Vol. 62 Issue 3/4, p12
Reports that the U.S. Congress has completed action on fiscal 1988 appropriations for the U.S. National Park Service (NPS). Budget allocated for the NPS; Increases for construction and land acquisition; Budget for resource management and technical assistance for rivers and trails.