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 List of national parks of the Netherlands - RecipeFacts
List of national parks of the Netherlands- RecipeFacts
National parks in the Netherlands were defined in the 1960s as areas of at least 10 km², consisting of natural terrains, water and/or forests, with a special landscape and flora and fauna.
In the national parks, nature care and nature development is intensified, nature and environmental education, nature oriented recreation and research are stimulated." The first national park, in Schiermonnikoog, was however not established until 1989.
www.recipeland.com /encyclopaedia/index.php/National_parks_%28Netherlands%29   (160 words)

  
 List of national parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A list of national parks in Nepal (unofficial)
A list of national parks - Ministry of Tourism, Parks and Wildlife
This is a list of national parks ordered by nation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_national_parks   (176 words)

  
 List of national parks of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The national parks of Sweden are managed by the Swedish National Environmental Protection Agency, or Naturvårdsverket.
As of January 2003, there are 28 national parks in Sweden.
Many of those parks are part of the northern Laponian area, one of Sweden's UNESCO World Heritage Sites due to its unbroken cultivation and habitat for the native reindeer herding Sami people.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_parks_(Sweden)   (190 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Canadian National Parks
Parks Canada is a Canadian government agency whose purpose is to protect and present nationally significant examples of Canadas natural and cultural heritage and foster public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure their ecological and commemorative integrity for present and future generations.
List of Canadian provinces and territories by population
The goal of the national park system is to create a system of protected areas which represent all the distinct natural regions of the country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Canadian-National-Parks   (1039 words)

  
 NATIONAL PARKS
The park's 4,400 square miles are filled with deep, blue-green fjords, magnificent coastal mountains, lush forests, and a wide variety of land and marine animal life.
The park was established in 1917 as a wildlife refuge for the protection of large mammals including Dall sheep, caribou, moose, grizzly bears and wolves.
Most of the park is either covered with rock and ice, or sub-Alpine tundra with its scattered ponds, clusters of dense shrubs such as dwarf birch, willow, or blueberry, and wildflowers.
alaskan.com /bells/parks.html   (4606 words)

  
 National Parks in the United States
The national park, in the states of North Carolina and Tennessee, encompasses 800 square miles of which 95 percent are forested.
Yosemite National Park embraces a spectacular tract of mountain-and-valley scenery in the Sierra Nevada that is filled with waterfalls, meadows, and forests that include groves of giant sequoias, the world's largest living things.
Amidst majestic the scenery of mountains, lakes and glaciers, Glacier Bay and Glacier National Park provides us with a wild landscape.
www.gettingaway.com /directory/us/nparks.htm   (2624 words)

  
 Protected Areas Programme
While the vast majority of the national parks which meet the relevant criteria are listed, information on the other categories of protected area is still incomplete, and much more information is necessary before we can be confident we are providing complete lists of areas in every management category.
Nationally designated sites are allocated to the relevant IUCN Categories, on the basis of their legally defined management objectives, and implementation of those objectives.
The list was prepared for publication by Elaine Shaughnessy and Anne Rodford of the IUCN Publication Services Unit.
www.unep-wcmc.org /protected_areas/data/cnppa.html   (2346 words)

  
 United States National Parks, C-D (from national parks) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The president of South Korea from 1963 until 1979, Park Chung Hee left a legacy of economic development achieved in part through the severe restriction of political freedom.
Together with the adjacent Franklin–Lower Gordon Wild Rivers National Park (established in 1981), Southwest forms the core of the Tasmanian Wilderness, a World Heritage site that is perhaps the best-known wilderness area in Australia.
Parks, Rosa L. By refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man in the segregated South, Rosa Parks sparked the United States civil rights movement.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-205199   (893 words)

  
 ipedia.com: National parks of England and Wales Article
The idea for national parks was first proposed in the United States.
Instead, national parks were established after World War II in mostly poor-quality agricultural upland.
There are 11 national parks in England and Wales, and a further two are proposed.
www.ipedia.com /national_parks_of_england_and_wales.html   (169 words)

  
 Naturenet: UK National Parks
National Parks are not publicly owned land (unlike in some other countries) but, like
National Parks and similar designations in the UK National Parks in the UK are areas which were mostly set aside in the 1950s and 1960s by the state because of their outstanding value in terms of natural beauty, ecological, archaeological, geological and other features, and recreational value.
National Trust, a private charity, owns about 12% of the Peak District National Park, the oldest National Park, and more than 25% of the Lake District, as well as many other large areas of other Parks.
www.naturenet.net /status/npark.html   (1073 words)

  
 List of national parks of Brazil - InfoSearchPoint.com
List of national parks of Brazil- InfoSearchPoint.com
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/National_parks_(Brazil)   (45 words)

  
 Trekking the National Parks of Honduras
This is a list of some of the more accessible national parks and reserves in Honduras and added, where available, details of organizations and tour agencies that can take you there.
Parks and reserves already protect all eight major life zones in the country, yet comprise only about half of the total 25,000 square kilometers earmarked for eventual protection.
Cusuco National Park is noted for a sizeable population of resplendent quetzals, best viewed during nesting season in April and May. It is located just two hours from San Pedro Sula and is easily accessible all year round with a four wheel drive.
www.nvmundo.com /travelinfo/honduras/honeco.htm   (1106 words)

  
 List of national parks: Just the facts...
This is a list (A database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)) of national park (A tract of land declared by the national government to be public property) s ordered by nation.
New Zealand (An independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery)
Australia (A nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_national_parks.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Council for National Parks Home
The National Parks are visited by millions of people each year, who come to enjoy their unique qualities, peace and tranquillity, and they are also 'living landscapes', home to diverse communities.
The Council for National Parks is the charity that works to protect and enhance the National Parks of England and Wales, and areas that merit National Park status and promote understanding and quiet enjoyment of them for the benefit of all.
The National Parks of England and Wales are among the most beautiful and valued landscapes in the British Isles, containing some of our most breathtaking scenery, rare wildlife and cultural heritage.
www.cnp.org.uk   (759 words)

  
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Boonoo Boonoo National Park Boonoo Boonoo is a national park in Sydney.
Bongil Bongil National Park Bongil Bongil is a national park in Sydney.
Biriwal Bulga National Park Biriwal Bulga is a national park in Sydney.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/national.html   (759 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of national anthems
This is the list of city listings by country and territory: See also List of cities by latitude List of metropolitan areas by population List of national capitals List of capitals of subnational entities List of towns List of neighborhood listings by city External link Place Names of Europe Categories...
The Brabançonne is the national anthem of Belgium.
Ertra, Ertra, Ertra is the national anthem of Eritrea.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-national-anthems   (6457 words)

  
 List of Canadian national parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Also see List of Ontario Parks for a list of Provincial Parks in Ontario.
The Canadian National Parks system is run by Parks Canada, which also runs Canada's National Historic Sites.
Prince Edward Island National Park (Prince Edward Island)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Canadian_national_parks   (113 words)

  
 Forillon National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The creation of Forillon National Park in 1971 was preceded by the removal thru expropriation of several families that had settled within the boundaries of the proposed national park.
Forillon National Park does not mention these unfortunate events anywhere within their exhibits and fail to acknowledge the existence of a community within the park.
Forillon National Park is located on the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Forillon_National_Park   (292 words)

  
 Canadian Geographic Magazine: Surveys: National Parks
National parks, however, not only provide the quiet green space, but provide conservation areas for many plants and animals, some of which are endangered.
In other words, a park, or National park is a small piece of nature in which we can truly call "natural"; basically untouched by the hand of man. To start to develop on any of Canada's National Parks would be to ruin that pristine, flawless image that so many Canadians carry with them.
Although the beauty of Grasslands National Park in southern Saskatchewan may be lost on those who view tall conifers and mountain grandeur as the ultimate park experience, I found it to be a priceless jewel.
www.canadiangeographic.ca /surveys/parks/comments.asp?currentPage=41   (1534 words)

  
 National Parks of Canada
National Parks in Canada are administered by Parks Canada, which is part of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
It is the policy of Parks Canada that sport hunting is not permitted in the national parks, although sport fishing may be permitted in designated areas.
To achieve this, 17 additional national parks are needed." In addition to their natural features, many national parks contain areas of cultural and historic significance.
www.gonorthwest.com /Visitor/outdoors/parks-canada.htm   (546 words)

  
 Anti Essays : Free Essays on Canadian National Parks Essay
National parks are also protected through the Environmental Impact Assessment and review process, which ensures that all the possible adverse effects of any project or activity proposed for lands or waters in national parks are identified and evaluated.
The goal of Canada's national parks is to represent and protect examples of the diversity of Canada's natural heritage and to encourage public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of this natural heritage so as to leave it unimpaired for future generations.
National parks are protected by federal legislation from all forms of extractive resource use such as mining, forestry, agriculture and sport hunting.
www.antiessays.com /essay.php?eid=1753   (3782 words)

  
 List of national parks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A list of national parks in Nepal (unofficial)
A list of national parks - Ministry of Tourism, Parks and Wildlife
National Parks Denmark Pilot Phase (Danish Ministry of the Environment)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_national_parks   (223 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of national anthems
The Brabançonne is the national anthem of Belgium.
Ertra, Ertra, Ertra is the national anthem of Eritrea.
Hymni i Flamurit is the national anthem of Albania.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-national-anthems   (6459 words)

  
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List of national parks of South Africa
List of national parks of New Zealand
List of national parks of the People's Republic of China
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/List_of_national_parks   (6459 words)

  
 List of national parks of Thailand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1993 the administration of the national parks was split into two divisions, one for the terrestrial and one for the marine parks.
National parks in Thailand (Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติทางบก) are defined as an area of least ten square kilometres that contains natural resources of ecological importance or unique beauty, or flora and fauna of special importance.
Often forest parks (วนอุทยานใน) are miscalled as national parks as well, however those are less protected and governed by the provincial administration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_Thailand   (247 words)

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