National Parks

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The flagship publication of the National Parks Conservation Association, National Parks Magazine (circ. 340,000) fosters an appreciation of the natural and historic treasures found in the national parks, educates readers about the need to preserve those resources, and illustrates how member contributions drive our organization's park-protection efforts. National Parks Magazine uses images and language to convey our country's history and natural landscapes from Acadia to Zion, from Denali to the Everglades, and the 387 other park units in between.
  

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Contents

Simplicity, Clarity
6
National Parks and Conservation Association
Alaska Lands Act Under Attack
12
Frank H. Murkowski, Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Environmental policy (Alaska), Land utilization (Laws and regulations, Alaska), National parks and reserves (Alaska)
Lawsuit Filed to Save Sparrow
13
United States Army Corps of Engineers, Sparrows, Endangered species (Birds), Birds (Florida), Water supply (Florida), Everglades National Park (Fla.)
NPS Fights Dam on Buffalo River
14
United States National Park Service, Buffalo National River (Ark.)
Park Budget for 2000 Increases
16
United States National Park Service (Appropriations and expenditures)
Combating the Aliens
24
Invasive plants, National parks and reserves
Defending the Desert
28
California Desert Protection Act, National parks and reserves (California), Deserts (California)
Vacations for Kids
32
National parks and reserves, Family vacations
The Pig War
36
San Juan Island National Historical Park (Wash.), San Juan Islands (Wash.) (History), Great Britain (Foreign relations, History, United States), United States (Foreign relations, History, Great Britain)
Imperiled Island Fox
38
Foxes, Captive breeding programs, Endangered species (Animals), Channel Islands National Park (Calif.)

The Cultural Challenge
20
United States National Park Service, National parks and reserves, Multiculturalism
Green Energy
39
Energy policy, National parks and reserves, Sustainable development, Renewable energy

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