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Part two looks at the history of conservation and preservation in the United States and those individuals who were influential in its development. This section will give a foundation which will enable the students to approach many different issues which generate from these concepts: historical events, political climates which influenced policy formation, ethics, among others.
The last section is a look at two urban park areas which are accessible to our students. Here, an examination of issues and problems which urban park areas must face is given. From this section, many ecological as well as management questions can be raised.
(Recommended for History and Environmental Studies, grades 8-12)
Ecology Environmental Science Land Water Hazardous Waste Pollution American History Movement Literature Parks U.S. National