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National Parks (April)

Government Information Exhibits

2019 April National Parks Display

Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement on April 22, 1970. It is a day for education and recognition about environmental issues. FSU libraries celebrate Earth Day with a government information display exploring National Parks across the nation. President Woodrow Wilson established the National Park Service in 1916 to manage and support our diverse and flourishing environment in a time of expanding technological advancement. We have included a variety of government publications from organizations such as the National Park Service and the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. Writings of environmental activists such as John Muir and Rachel Carson are included to encourage the idea that environmental change is possible with collaboration, research, and kindness. 

Physical Resources


Yellowstone National Park : its exploration and establishment

A Photographer's Path

Conservancy : the land trust movement in America


First World Conference on National Parks; proceedings


George Perkins Marsh, prophet of conservation


The Secretary of the Interior's standards for the treatment of historic properties

Electronic Resources


The national parks: shaping the system

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg on the Power of A Movement (film)

Conserving the future : wildlife refuges and the next generation

The wilderness hunter


National Park Service Homepage


The writings of John Muir
 

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