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Art of the National Parks

Art of the National Parks
Historic Connections, Contemporary Interpretations

by Susan Hallsten McGarry,Jean Stern,Terry Lawson Dunn

  • Publisher : Fresco Fine Arts Publications
  • Release : 2013
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781934491393
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Collects works from seventy painters and sculptors, offering modern interpretations of eight national parks.

Ansel Adams in the National Parks

Ansel Adams in the National Parks
Photographs from America's Wild Places

by Ansel Adams

  • Publisher : Ansel Adams
  • Release : 2010-10-18
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9780316078467
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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With more than two hundred photographs - many rarely seen and some never before published - this is the most comprehensive collection of Ansel Adams' photographs of America's national parks and wilderness areas. For many people, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier National Park, and other iconic American wildlands exist in the mind's eye as Ansel Adams photographs. The legendary photographer explored more than forty national parks in his lifetime, producing some of the most indelible images of the natural world ever made. One of the twentieth century's most ardent champions of the park and wilderness systems, Adams also helped preserve additional natural areas and protect existing ones through his photographs, essays, and letter-writing campaigns. Edited and with commentary by Andrea G. Stillman, the foremost expert on Adams' work, this landmark publication includes quotations by Adams on the making of numerous photographs and essays by Wallace Stegner, William A. Turnage of The Ansel Adams Trust, and journalist and critic Richard B. Woodward. This is a must-own for Ansel Adams fans and all those who, like Adams, treasure America's wilderness.

Backpacker Magazine's the National Parks Coast to Coast

Backpacker Magazine's the National Parks Coast to Coast
The 100 Best Hikes

by Backpacker Magazine

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2016-04-01
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781493019656
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector s item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service s 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast is a collection of the best 100 hikes in our national parks, featuring detailed hike profiles, maps, and full-color photos. The book also includes park-specific visiting tips, ranger bios and interviews, and contributions from prominent members of the outdoor community on the importance of our national park system. Full-bleed photos, gorgeous and rustic, flexibind packaging, coupled with the trusted Backpacker brand, make this a must-have book for hikers of all ages, as well as anyone with a lifelong love for our national parks and the great outdoors."

Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams
The National Park Service Photographs

by Ansel Adams

  • Publisher : Artabras Publishers
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The invitation to photograph the nation's parklands was the perfect assignment for Adams, as it allowed him to express his deepest convictions as artist, conservationist, and citizen.

The National Parks Coloring Book

The National Parks Coloring Book
A Book

by Jen Racine

  • Publisher : Lake George Press
  • Release : 2019-06-22
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN : 9781733695947
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A fun and educational coloring book for kids and adults Featuring 24 of the most popular and scenic parks in the US including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, Zion, Olympic, Acadia and more, The National Parks Coloring Book, is full of fun, unique and educational images to color. These pictures will inspire all ages and skill levels to learn, explore and love the beautiful National Parks of the US In this informative, educational, and easy-to-color coloring book, each park is represented with some of its distinguishing animals (big and small) along with plants and flowers and iconic sites. Detailed drawings of animals such as Grizzly Bear, White-Tailed Deer, American Bison, Mountain Lion, Gray Wolf, along with American Bullfrog, and Alpine Chipmunk (to name a few ). Wildflowers or plants commonly seen at the park are included along with a color key for reference. About the National Parks Coloring Book: A Map of all the National Parks. All the parks featured in the book are highlighted along with all the rest of the National parks found in the US. Great for All Skill Levels. Fun and easy-to-color artwork that will put a smile on the face of every kid who loves nature and parks. Makes a Great Gift. (or for that kid who's about to road trip in the back seat on their way to visit a park ). Double Images. One set for you and one to share or color again. Total of 48 pages to color. A Color Key. A guide for the colors for wildflowers featured in each park is found in the front of the book. Here is an alphabetical list of the 24 national parks you will find inside this educational and fun coloring book for kids and adults: Acadia National Park (Maine) Arches National Park (Utah) Bryce Canyon National Park (Utah) Crater Lake National Park (Oregon) Denali National Park (Alaska) Everglades National Park (Florida) Glacier National Park (Montana) Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) Grand Teton National Park (Wyoming) Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee) Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Hawaii) Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas) Isle Royale National Park (Michigan) Joshua Tree National Park (California) Mammoth Cave National Park (Kentucky) Mesa Verde National Park (Colorado) Olympic National Park (Washington) Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) Saguaro National Park (Arizona) Sequoia National Park (California) Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming) Yosemite National Park (California) Zion National Park (Utah)

National Parks

National Parks
The American Experience

by Alfred Runte

  • Publisher : Taylor Pub
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9781589794757
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this lavishly illustrated book well-known environmental historian Alfred Runte, a prominent figure on the Ken Burns documentary The National Parks: America's Best Idea, tells the highly engaging story of the development of our national parks, from the first national park, Yellowstone, to the more recent decision to set aside vast tracts of Alaska for preservation.

National Parks of the USA: Activity Book

National Parks of the USA: Activity Book
A Book

by Claire Grace,Kate Siber

  • Publisher : Wide Eyed Editions
  • Release : 2020-04-07
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 0711253293
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The perfect companion to the best-selling reference National Parks of the USA, this lushly illustrated activity book is packed with wildlife and nature facts, park trivia, spotters guides, and a kaleidoscope of activities including coloring, puzzles, quizzes, and more. Get ready for a journey like no other! Follow the park animals as you find your way through a seemingly never-ending maze, spot the difference between some amazing creepy crawlies, complete a ferocious crossword full of hungry predators, find your feathered park friends in a bird word search, design your very own national park, and so much more! Use the spotters guide for each park to see if you can find grunting northern elephant seals, fluttering hummingbirds, bounding snowshoe hares, and lots of other wonderful creatures. Bite-sized information and awesome facts about the national parks are scattered throughout, with over 50 stickers to get creative with at the back of the book. Celebrate the wonder of America’s national parks with this fun-filled activity book. Just what you need for any long trip! Brimming with facts, activities, and beautiful illustrations, the National Parks of the USA series of books immerses young people in the wonders of America’s outdoors. Learn about the wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery, and rare plants that inhabit these precious outdoor spaces. Celebrate these beautiful and rare locations, and be awed by the diversity and grandeur of the national parks’ living landscapes.

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th edition

National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States, 8th edition
A Book

by National Geographic,Phil Schermeister

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2016-03-24
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 142621751X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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For all national parks lovers, and anyone with a sense of history, this 100% updated, completely redesigned edition of the best-selling National Parks guide in North America will continue to impress travelers with all-new descriptions, photos, and maps. In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this flagship, best-selling guide is fully revamped and updated with all new text, photographs, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks - including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown - for intensive on-the-ground research. Each entry is rewritten from scratch. Three hundred specially commissioned photos and 80 colorful maps complete the extraordinary package. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information, and camping information.

Tourism and National Parks

Tourism and National Parks
International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change

by Warwick Frost,C. Michael Hall

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2012-08-21
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : 1134029640
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public’s imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evolved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume’s focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate levels but also to courses in international and comparative environmental history, conservation studies, and outdoor recreation management.

A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa

A Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa
A Book

by John George Williams,Norman Arlott,R. Fennessy

  • Publisher : Harpercollins Pub Limited
  • Release : 1981
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A guide to the national parks, game reserves and animal sanctuaries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. 400 mammals and birds are described, as well as the park's interesting features, resident species, and access and accommodation. 25 reserves are illustrated with maps.

Dispossessing the Wilderness

Dispossessing the Wilderness
Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks

by Mark David Spence

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 2000
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN : 9780195142433
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Glacier preserve some of this country's most cherished wilderness landscapes. While visions of pristine, uninhabited nature led to the creation of these parks, they also inspired policies of Indian removal. By contrasting the native histories of these places with the links between Indian policy developments and preservationist efforts, this work examines the complex origins of the national parks and the troubling consequences of the American wilderness ideal. The first study to place national park history within the context of the early reservation era, it details the ways that national parks developed into one of the most important arenas of contention between native peoples and non-Indians in the twentieth century.

The National Parks: An American Legacy

The National Parks: An American Legacy
An American Legacy

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Earth Aware Editions
  • Release : 2015-10-27
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9781608874088
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive and poignant essays by today’s leading naturalists, scientists, explorers, and artists. From the cascading waterfalls of Yosemite to the unique geothermal features of Yellowstone, the U.S. national parks are among the most breathtaking destinations in the world. Founded to preserve such natural beauty for posterity, the national parks represent one of America’s crowning achievements and international treasures. The National Parks: An American Legacy tells the story of the parks through the photography of Ian Shive, today’s leading national park photographer, as well as through poignant essays by conservancy groups from across the country. Timed to coincide with the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, this lavish volume reveals the grandeur and history of the parks and looks toward what the next 100 years will bring. With more than 200 never-before-seen images of the national parks — including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon — as well as images from many of the 400-plus national park units, this striking collection is comprehensive and inspiring. The National Parks: An American Legacy reveals the way humankind interacts with the parks, and how the story of the national parks is also a tribute to the people who visit, explore, and tirelessly work to preserve these cherished American landscapes.

59 Illustrated National Parks

59 Illustrated National Parks
Celebrating 100 Years of Wilderness and Wonder

by Joel Anderson,Nathan Anderson

  • Publisher : Anderson Design Group, Incorporated
  • Release : 2015-10-01
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780996777711
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A celebration of the 100 years of wilderness and wonder at the 59 National Parks.

The National Parks

The National Parks
America's Best Idea : an Illustrated History

by Dayton Duncan,Ken Burns

  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN : 0307268969
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Presents a narrative history of the American National Park System, examining the events and political battles that led to the establishment of each park while profiling each for its unique attributes, in a volume that also pays tribute to key advocates.

The National Parks of Finland

The National Parks of Finland
A Book

by Tea Karvinen

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2018
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9789522914279
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States

National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States
A Book

by National Geographic Society (U.S.)

  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1426203934
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Offers descriptions, road maps, itineraries, travel tips, costs, and contact information for national parks ranging from Virginia's Shenandoah to Alaska's Glacier Bay.

America's National Parks

America's National Parks
The Spectacular Forces that Shaped Our Treasured Lands

by Paul Schullery

  • Publisher : Dk Pub
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 405
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Spectacular full-color photographs and topographic maps that detail key landmarks and travel routes through the parks explore the geological and natural wonders of fifty-five of America's remarkable national parks, accompanied by descriptions and commentary that document each park's unique features, plant and animal life, and more.

Death in Yellowstone

Death in Yellowstone
Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

by Lee H. Whittlesey

  • Publisher : Roberts Rinehart Pub
  • Release : 2014-01-07
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN : 9781570984501
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An updated edition of a classic collection of true accounts about how visitors have died while visiting national parks includes tragedies from Yellowstone from the past 16 years, including the infamous grizzly attacks during the summer of 2011 and the fatal hot springs accident in 2000. Original.

Guardians of the Parks

Guardians of the Parks
A History of the National Parks and Conservation Association

by John C. Miles

  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN : 9781560324461
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Guardians of the Parks is the unique story of the National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA). Created on the heels of the National Park Service, NPCA began as a citizens' organization to keep watch over the nation's national parks. It was charged with the duty of ensuring that the National Park Service remain true to its original purpose: to preserve these wild spaces as "virtually the only places where humans could seek and find answers to questions about nature and their relation to it." This book chronicles NPCA's efforts from its founding to the present day. John Miles has given us an "inside narrative," a history of strong personalities - such as Robert Sterling Yard, Sigurd Olsen, Anthony Wayne Smith, and Paul Pritchard - all struggling to define their own organization and its goals, and also to develop a protected park system for all citizens to enjoy. This book tells not only their story, their motives, and lasting influence, but also the story of the national park themselves.

Complete National Parks of the United States

Complete National Parks of the United States
Featuring 400+ Parks, Monuments, Battlefields, Historic Sites, Scenic Trails, Recreation Areas, and Seashores

by Mel White

  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 2016
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1426216920
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From recreation areas and trails to historic sites, from nature hikes to seashores, this comprehensive travel guide and reference to the United States National Parks has been completely revised and updated, with a brand-new cover, more than 30 new photos, and 15 new properties that have been approved by President Barack Obama since the publication of the first edition. The ultimate travel planner and reference guide for all things national parks, this 544-page resource from National Geographic is filled with full-color photos, detailed maps, historical background, and practical facts on the location of the park system properties, as well as the best times to visit and top-rated activities.