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- National Park Foundation: Better Communication of Roles and Responsibilities Is Needed to Strengthen Partnership with the National Park Service: GAO-04-541. Hill, Barry T. // GAO Reports;5/17/2004, p1
In 1967, the Congress created the National Park Foundation (Foundation)--a nonprofit organization with the sole purpose of providing private support to the National Park Service (Park Service). However, some Park Service officials have raised concerns that the Foundation's support is not meeting...
- National Park Week. // National Parks;May/Jun94, Vol. 68 Issue 5/6, p46
Reports on the National Park Service's declaration of National Park Week on May 22-28, 1994. Focus on public's attention on parks; Holding of special activities that highlight value and diversity of nation's natural, cultural and historic places; Contact information.
- Regional Report. Daerr, Elizabeth G. // National Parks;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p18
Presents news briefs on national parks in the United States (US). Proposed regulation of the US National Park Service to prohibit the use of snowmobiles in designated wilderness in Alaska; Request of an agency to the US Fish and Wildlife Service to re-regulate waterflow of the Green River at...
- In the SPIRIT of the LAW. Bowman, Sally-Jo Keala-O-Anuenue // National Parks;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 75 Issue 1/2, p38
Focuses on the Comprehensive Interpretative Plan established by the United States National Park Service that encourages national parks to adopt broader approaches to history and culture. Goal of the project; Parks that adopted the approach; Various comments on the plan.
- A FINGER ON THE PULSE. O'Connell, Kim A. // National Parks;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5/6, p30
Focuses on the effort of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) to evaluate the National Park System through its State of the Parks program. Objective of the program; Process used by the NPS to assess park resources; National parks under the program. INSET: THREE-PRONGED APPROACH.
- National Parks: Heritage in decay. Forstenzere, Martin // Conde Nast Traveler;May95, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p35
Focuses on the physical deterioration of the National Parks in the United States. National Park Service's (NSP) financial problems; Infrastructure-related problems; Impact of staff shortage; Security-related problems; NSP's failure to stand up for its interests; Proposed remedies to the parks'...
- Unsung Heroes. Rancourt, Linda M. // National Parks;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 74 Issue 7/8, p6
Presents information on the United States National Park Service. Laboratories maintained by the Park Service; Estimated amount needed for the agency's conservation projects; Objects which can be found in the park system.
- AMERICA'S NATIONAL PARK SERVICE. Davies, Alan I. // Contemporary Review;Mar2001, Vol. 278 Issue 1622, p174
Provides information on the United States National Park Service (NPS). Aim of the NPS; Categories of managed areas monitored by the NPS; Three most visited parks managed by NPS in 1999.
- NATIONAL PARKS. // Ebony;Jun1957, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p99
The article offers information on various national parks in the U.S. as of 1957. Parks such as the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee or Carolina or Shenandoah National Park in Virginia can be reached within two days by residents of New York and Pennsylvania. Everglades or Mammoth Cave could be...