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America's national park system : the critical documents / edited by Lary M. Dilsaver

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Editor:
Dilsaver, Lary M.  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 487 pages ; 23 cm
Type:
Sources
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
The early years, 1864-1918 : Yosemite Act, 1864 ; Olmsted report on management of Yosemite, 1865 ; Yellowstone Act, 1872 ; Protection of Casa Grande Ruin, 1889 ; Chickamauga National Military Park Act, 1890 ; Yellowstone Game Protection Act, 1894 ; Antiquities Act, 1906 ; Auto use in the national parks, 1912 ; Act to establish a National Park Service (Organic Act), 1916 ; Secretary Lane's letter on national park management, 1918 -- Defining the system, 1919-1932 : Amendment to the Federal Power Act, 1921 ; Superintendents' resolution on overdevelopment, 1922 ; Secretary Work's letter on national park policy, 1925 ; Study of potential national battlefields, 1926 ; Act amending concessions policy, 1928 ; Fire prevention plan for the national parks, 1928 ; National park standards: a declaration of policy, 1929 ; National Park Service predator policy, 1931 ; National Park Service forestry policy, 1931 ; Office Order No.228: park planning, 1931 ; Fauna of the national parks, 1932 -- The New Deal years, 1933-1941 : Act for the relief of Unemployment (CCC), 1933 ; Organization of executive agencies, 1933 ; Research in the national parks, 1933 ; Preservation of Historic Sites Act, 1935 ; Park, Parkway, and Recreational Area Study Act, 1936 ; Roads in the national parks, 1936 ; Atmosphere in the national parks, 1936 ; Office Order No.323: Fish Policy, 1936 ; Study of the park and recreation problem, 1941 ; Decision to desegregate national parks in the American South, 1939-1942 -- The poverty years, 1942-1956 : The national parks in wartime, 1943 ; Grand Teton National Park Act, 1950 ; Act to Facilitate Management of the National Park System, 1953 ; Let's close the national parks, 1953 ; Mission 66 proposal to the Eisenhower Cabinet, 1956 -- Questions of resource management, 1957-1963 : Ecological islands as natural laboratories, 1959 ; Sequoia/Kings Canyon back country management plan, 1960 ; Wildlife management in national parks, 1962 ; Outdoor recreation for America/ORRRC report, 1962 ; Advisory Board on Wildlife Management: Leopold Report, 1963 ; Advisory committee report on research in the national parks, 1963 ; Policy on the establishment and administration of recreation areas, 1963 -- The ecological revolution, 1964-1969 : Secretary Udall's letter on national park management, 1964 ; Wilderness Act, 1964 ; Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, 1965 ; Concession Policies Act, 1965 ; National Historic Preservation Act, 1966 ; Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, 1968 ; National Trails System Act, 1968 ; Administrative policies for recreation areas, 1968, Administrative policies for historic areas, 1968 ; Administrative policies for natural areas, 1968 ; Plan for use of fire in ecosystem management, 1968 ; National Environmental Policy Act 1969 -- Transformation and expansion, 1970-1980 : Act to improve the administration of the National Park System (General Authorities Act), 1970 ; Executive Order No. 11593: Protection and enhancement of the cultural environment, 1971 ; Gateway National Recreation Area Act, 1972 ; Preservation of park values (Conservation Foundation), 1972 ; Mining in the National Parks Act, 1976 ; Redwood National Park Expansion Act, 1978 ; Archaeological Resources Protection Act, 1979 ; State of the parks report, 1980 -- A system threatened, 1981-1996 : Secretary Watt's letter on national park management, 1981 ; General Accounting Office report on threats to parks, 1987 ; Inter agency final report on fire management, 1989 ; Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 1990 ; Science and the national parks, 1992 ; An act to improve the ability of the Secretary of the Interior to properly manage certain resources of the National Park System (Damage to the Parks Act), 1990-1996 -- Toward a second century, 1997-2015 : The visitor experience and resource protection framework, 1997 ; Act to provide for improved management and increased accountability, 1998 ; Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy, 2001 ; Rethinking national parks for the 21st century, 2001 ; Letter opposing radical changes to management policies, 2005 ; Advancing the national park idea: the second century report, 2009 ; Presidential memorandum on scientific integrity, 2009 ; Protecting Americans from violent crime (guns in the parks), 2009 ; Imperiled promise: the state of history, 2011 ; Revisiting Leopold: resource stewardship in the national parks, 2012 -- Appendix A. Summaries of lengthy documents : Alaska national monument proclamations, 1978 ; Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, 1980 ; Clean Air Act, 1967 ; Coastal Zone Management Act, 1972 ; Endangered Species Act, 1973 ; Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 1972 -- Appendix B. Significant court rulings and opinion : Sierra Club v. Andrus, 1980 ; National Rifle Association v. Potter, 1986 ; United States v. Vogler, 1988 ; Bicycle Trails Council of Marin v. Babbitt, 1996 ; Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) v. Dabney, 1998 ; Davis v. Latschar, 2000 ; Olympic Park Associates v. Mainella, 2005 ; Solicitor's opinion regarding applications for hardrock mineral prospecting permits on acquired lands near a unit of the National Park System, 1998
Topic:
National parks and reserves--History  Search this
National parks and reserves--Law and legislation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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