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 National Park Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. Park Police is a distinct law enforcement division of the National Park Service, with jurisdiction in all NPS sites, but primarily utilized in large metropolitan areas as law enforcement services in rural, wilderness, and even some urban units are provided by National Park Rangers.
Other units are designated national monuments, historical parks, national memorials, historic trails, outdoor recreation areas, wild and scenic rivers, lakeshores, seashores, and battlefields.
For example, Ellis Island National Monument is not an NPS unit; it is a dependent area of Statue of Liberty National Monument which is one of the 390 units. /wiki/National_Park_Service   (378 words)

 National Park Service Temporary Positions - Seasonal Employment
The National Park Service is a bureau of the United States Department of the Interior.
To protect park resources and to serve the public, the National Park Service employs a permanent workforce and an essential temporary workforce.
Since its inception in 1916, the National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and management of this country’s outstanding natural, historical, and recreational resources.   (399 words)

 12/7/2004 -- Bush Officials Battle Criticism of National Park Policies
The parks and the public are "ill served when top Interior and Park Service officials cling desperately to a state of denial about the grave problems that they either created or made much worse at the parks," Wade said.
Interior Secretary Norton and Park Service Director Fran Mainella "cannot just smile, pop up for photo opps at parks and then hold news conferences to spin their way out of the neglect and budget slashing of the last three years," said Wade, a 32 year veteran of the park service.
Likewise, the coalition agrees with the administration that the current appropriation from Congress is the largest in the park service's history, but says more than 85 percent of the parks started out this year with smaller base operating budgets than in the last year. /articles/reader.asp?linkid=33480   (1159 words)

 Fact Sheet: National Park Service and the Boy Scouts of America
Park volunteer coordinators should print and fill out this form each time a project is completed, then fax it to Eastern National at (215) 283-6925 to the attention of the NPS & BSA Service to America Coordinator.
In the next few years, the National Park Service (NPS) will be the recipient of one million hours of volunteer service through the Presidents' Summit for America's Future and the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Fact Sheet: National Park Service and the Boy Scouts of America /factsheets/00-nps.html   (580 words)

 National Park Reservations
National Park Reservations is a reservation service providing lodging and activity reservations both inside as well as in the gateway communities of the United States National Parks.
National Park Reservations is not an authorized concessionaire of any National Park nor are we in any way affiliated with the National Park Service of the Federal Government.
National Park Reservations provides the ability for its customers to make reservations through a toll-free telephone number at 1-866-875-8456 or by submitting an online request form.   (143 words)

 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. /national_park_service.htm   (16 words)

 NPS: Nature & Science
National parks serve as outdoor laboratories for the study of physical, biological, and cultural systems and their components.
For example, at Glacier National Park, which in 1850 had150 glaciers, only 37 glaciers are in the park today.
An accurate understanding of the relationship between people and parks is critical to both protecting resources unimpaired and providing for public enjoyment.   (273 words)

 National Park Service
Created by Congress on August 25, 1916, the National Park Service preserves, unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
The National park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education,
The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country. /orientation/nps2.cfm   (622 words)

 National Park Service
The National Park Service has determined this document is not a major rule under E.O. 12891 and certifies this document will not have a significant economic effect on a substantial number of small entities under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 USC 601 et seq.).
Further, the National Park Service believe that there is clear legal authority for promulgation of this regulation as it is content-neutral, leaves open ample alternative avenues of communication, and is narrowly tailored to meet substantial government interests.
On May 23,1989, the National Park Service stopped imposing the rule when the United Slates Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the criminal conviction against a defendant charged with a violator of the rule restricting the storage of certain property in Lafayette Park. /legal/cfrregs/fr901004.htm   (2795 words)

 The National Park Service
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that established the National Park Service as an office of the Department of the Interior.
Chances are you've been to a park or historic area in the National Park System at one time or another.
Visit a national park in the U.S. by Elissa Haney /spot/nps1.html   (330 words)

 NPS: Nature & Science » Inventory & Monitoring
Inventory the natural resources and park ecosystems under National Park Service stewardship to determine their nature and status.
National Park managers across the country are confronted with increasingly complex and challenging issues that require a broad-based understanding of the status and trends of each park’s natural resources as a basis for making decisions, working with other agencies, and communicating with the public to protect park natural systems and native species.
Monitor park ecosystems to better understand their dynamic nature and condition and to provide reference points for comparisons with other, altered environments. /im/index.cfm   (211 words)
The National Park Service is thankful to ESRI for providing this support and service and hopes to expand this partnership.
Welcome to the National Park Service Interactive Map Center (IMC).
The Park Locator gives you the ability to identify and navigate to any park in the National Park System.   (356 words)

 National Park Service
In 2001, the US National Park Service (NPS) began an environmental analysis of the potential impacts of managed bioprospecting and benefit-sharing on the natural resources of US National Parks.
For many years, researchers have been collecting biological samples from many national parks that protect important biological diversity existing in many different types of environments ranging from caves to forests to glacial ice to volcanoes and hot springs.
WFED is participating with an interdisciplinary team comprised of expert NPS professionals from every region in the US National Park System. /projects/nps.htm   (511 words)

 WBDG: National Park Service
A Bureau within the US Department of the Interior, the mission of the National Park Service is to preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of both natural and cultural resource conservation as well as outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.
Technical Preservation Services (TPS) a branch within NCCR develops national standards and guidelines for preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings and landscapes; offers ongoing technical assistance through its conferences and workshops in addition to administering a number of preservation programs, including the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives program. /references/pa_nps.php   (339 words)

 USDA Forest Service - Caring for the land and serving people.
The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.
The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The USDA Forest Service is conducting a "web survey," delivered via Javascript, to better understand who our website visitors are, what sorts of information they are seeking, and to see how well we are currently satisfying their needs.   (657 words)

 National Park Service
The Federal Save America's Treasures Grants are administered by the National Park Service in cooperation with the President's Committee, National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The U.S. National Park Service has created a Web site for Research and Collecting Permits that covers all National Park Units in the U.S. The site has been designed to be a comprehensive location for researchers to have the opportunity to:
The NPS encourages scientists, agencies, nonprofits, and all researchers and research institutions to consider the U.S. National Parks as a good place for science that provides public benefits to all citizens. /govt_policy/nps.asp   (305 words)

 NPS: Nature & Science » Geology Resources Division
The National Park Service has aggressively pursued protection of its resources from adjacent mineral development by attempting to coordinate mineral planning and permitting by adjacent land managers.
of the National Parks range from the world–renowned sculptured depths of Grand Canyon to the ancient fossils of Dinosaur National Monument.
Many park sites have been disturbed by mining or other human activities. /geology   (321 words)

 National Park Service - NPSPlanning
The National Park Service plans for one purpose - to ensure that the decisions it makes are as effective and efficient as possible in carrying out the NPS mission.
This site is dedicated to providing the public with timely information on ongoing planning activities within the National Park Service units.
Welcome to the National Park Service Planning web site.   (145 words)

 National Park Service
This national forest was designated in 1908, and now comprises more than 380,000 total acres, including vast expanses of pine and hardwood forests, as well as many springs, rivers and other wetter sections.
Silver Springs Park, located just outside the western side of the forest, is a great place to spend the day, and offers non-wilderness explorers the best opportunities for getting a peek into the remote areas of this region.
The Ocala National Forest is centrally located within North Florida (near the city of Ocala), about 1.5 hours drive Southwest of Jacksonville, and about 45 minutes drive South of Gainesville. /florida_ne/national_parks_nef.htm   (3277 words)

 Technorati Tag: National Park Service
National Parks Service Alberta, Canada Plan a holiday in Canada's Rockies.
National Park Service Olympic National Park Newsletter, Avalanche scar on north-facing slope just north of Hurricane Ridge parking area National Park...
Boundary Waters National Wilderness Area North Country Canoe Outfitters: canoe and camping trips into Minnesota's boundary waters and Canada's Quetico Park. /tag/National+Park+Service   (389 words)

 National Parks Conservation Association
Our national parks are home to more than 60 percent of the nation's endangered species, and represent some of the best remaining habitat for our wildlife heritage.
From fragile coral reefs to complex wetlands, some of the most fascinating national parks are found underwater.
on't you please help us assure the future of our beloved national parks - those special places set aside to protect and celebrate our country's wildlife, history, culture and   (250 words)

 Species in Parks: Flora and Fauna Databases (Information Center for the Environment - ICE)
The Information Center for the Environment, in conjunction with the National Park Service, developed preliminary databases of vascular plant and vertebrate animal species reported to occur within lands managed by the U.S. National Park Service.
Please see the NPSpecies databases for the official National Park Service species occurrence databases.
The databases are by no means complete listings of species residing in U.S. National Parks. /US_National_Park_Service   (237 words)

 National Park Service, The American Civil War Homepage
National Park Service, The American Civil War Homepage
WELCOME to the official National Park Service Civil War Web Site.
The approaching Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War (2011-2015) offers the current generation of Americans a most important opportunity to know, discuss, and commemorate this country's greatest national crisis, while at the same time exploring its enduring relevance in the 21st century. /civilwar   (150 words)

 National Park Service
In the 1970's the Park was asked to submit nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, and I was assigned to that task and prepared nominations for about 30 locations.
About the same time I developed a two-hour Western History Walk across Moraine Park which ended with a one-hour talk about White that I gave on the front porch of his cabin, now in the possession of the Park and on the National Register.
Now in semi-retirement I work for the Park as a volunteer ranger in May and in the fall -- before and after the teachers and graduate students come for their summer tour of duty. /~cfdfa/nps.htm   (970 words)

 National Park Service - National
The National Park Service systematically negated the compromises under ANILCA, the broad-reaching Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, that allowed the 6-1/2 million acre Denali National Park and Reserve.
The Park Service destroyed mining businesses in Denali National Park and the other new national parks in Alaska, yet delayed compensation or simply never compensated the businesses.
Historic survey posted in full: Private landowners ostensibly selling to the National Park Service are not bona fide sellers but are giving up title to escape the legal expenses of a foredoomed battle against condemnation. /NatlParkServiceNatl-Index.html   (688 words)

 National Park Service - Experience Your America
한 국 어 N P S - Korean Guide to National Parks
Skip to No Flash Version Skip to Parks and Recreation Skip to History and Culture Skip to Nature and Science Skip to Interpretation and Education Skip to Search NPS
Message from the Director · Park of the Week · Employment   (79 words)
National Park Service releases online Wilderness Views K-12 educational module with teacher resources.
Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center announces the Regional Wilderness Stewardship Training Course in Girdwood, Alaska from May 1, 2006 to May 5, 2006.
He wrote essays degrading western farming and ranching methods and yet he was a proponent of the National Rifle Association. /index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=manageNPS   (431 words)

 Scanning References - National Park Service
The Park Service has been mandated to move all radio traffic to APCO25 Digital, and law enforcement is required to be equiped with encryption.
The days of monitoring the park service may be limited.
Please let us know of parks you hear operating digital. /CapeCanaveral/9952/nps.htm   (93 words)

 Arkansas national parks - national parks in Arkansas - national park service camping
The National Park Service administers six areas within the Natural State.
Arkansas national parks - national parks in Arkansas - national park service camping
All of these national parks in Arkansas are of interest to the vacationer, historian, or nature enthusiast, and each offers its own uniquely significant attractions. /outdoors/camping/default/type/National+Park+Service   (219 words)

 US National Parks Reservation Service
Welcome to the National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site.
Click Here for a complete list of National Parks available via the NPRS Reservation Center and a full description of the Booking Windows.
We hope you find this an easy and convenient way to make reservations for one of our country's diverse National Parks or Recreational Areas.   (210 words)

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