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Management of the national parks and the parks of the Southwest

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

Management of the national parks and the parks of the Southwest

hearing before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, October 13, 2005

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Southwest, New -- Management

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15595401M
    ISBN 100160774403
    ISBN 109780160774409

      Junior Ranger Activity Book: We love completing Junior Ranger programs at national parks, and while you can’t earn a badge or a patch completing the puzzles and activities in this book, it is a fun companion to in-park programs. It’s also a great way to build on park experiences as children learn fun facts, find hidden animals and get.   The importance of national monuments is shown in the fact that more than two dozen national parks actually started off as national monuments, designated by U.S. Presidents using the Antiquities Act. This post lists all those national .   The National Parks Conservation Association, a nonprofit group that advocates on park policy issues, called the administration’s decision to keep the Grand Canyon open “beyond reckless.”.


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