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    Pueblo Bonito

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    Introduction: Chaco Canyon is home a diverse collection of the most fascinating archeological sites from ancient North America, and among these sites is the well-known Pueblo Bonito. This great house is undoubtedly the most famous of all Chaco Canyon great houses, with well over 350 ground rooms, 32 kivas, and thousands of significant artefacts relating to Anasazi culture. The buildings of Pueblo Bonito were occupied over a variety of years, spanning from ca. 850 until the early portion of the 1100s, with some later occupation towards the end of that same century. Site Location and Setting: Located in the southeast part of New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park houses many intriguing ruins. Within the canyon, Pueblo Bonito was…

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    Baring their Teeth: The Anasazi Legacy The culture of the Ancient Puebloans, or Anasazi, is mostly left to mere guesswork. Their written language is a dead to today 's linguists. The only thing left to understand about their lives is found in what they left behind; which was much more than a few pieces of gorgeous pottery. For 2,000 years the anasazi ruled Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, and Kayenta, spanning most of the southwest United States writes Kathy Weiser. From 1200 B.C. to 1300 A.D. The…

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    extinction of the species. Likewise, as cities throughout the nation began to grow and overpopulate, pollution was an issue and was harming animal and plant life, along with the land itself. Just as Theodore Roosevelt was entering his first term as president in 1901, questions concerning conservation arose. Going forward, several acts and laws were passed in order to preserve and protect the stunning lands and breathtaking sceneries throughout the United States. Therefore, conservation efforts…

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    confirmed the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act H.R.1138 that allows for maintenance and management of Sawtooth National Park to ensure that the park is well taken care of. This also helps the park rangers to properly manage the livestock, insects, fires and the overall care of the park. The bill allows for the USDA to properly manage the interior of the park, and keep it from wasting away, which also requires donations and funds for the park to keep its…

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    In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant signed a bill creating Yellowstone as the first National Park (The National Parks 2009), which is considered an area of land that is being protected from human exploitation and occupation (West & Brechen n.d.). Yellowstone was created for that exact reason, except the idea of enjoyment for the people was more prominent at the time (United States National Parks Service 2015), as congress did not do much to protect it (The National Parks 2009). Thus, the…

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    National Park Environment

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    National Park Rangers have incredibly important jobs when it comes to the health of an environment. Park Rangers have the ability to cause considerable change to an environment in a positive or negative way. The role of the national park ranger is to “protect, conserve, and to provide for the enjoyment of our nation 's heritage” (Maciha). National Park Rangers know better than anyone that the most basic of changes can cause an environment, or more specifically an ecosystem to crumble. The most…

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    our Australian hiking partner, he came down with Colorado Tick Fever. It 's a viral infection, the only cure is time. He 's back in Australia now, we miss him. After the Montana/Idaho boarder Stabby, Kiddo and I made an impromptu hitch into the town of West Yellowstone for the Forth of July! It was a great place to be for the forth, especially for someone who 's been in the woods so long. It was overwhelming, street vendors, tourists, and fireworks. We ate everything we could find. On…

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    University of California, Riverside extension. Such as I went to Santa Monica beach it’s one of the famous beaches in the world. There are so pretty and comfortable. Then I went to Yosemite national park with my friends we have seen the snow-capped mountains and heard the bear called. I was thinking it was amazing and crazing. When I was afraid of the bear called my friends laughed to myself. Finally, my mother came to America in…

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    Yosemite is a national park in California. It was established on October 1, 1890. Muir and Johnson lobbied Congress for the Act that created Yosemite National Park on October 1, 1890. The State of California, however, retained control of Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove. Yosemite is one of people’s national treasure because of its beauty and the way it looks. It is immortalized in the black-and-white landscape and has 2,425-foot-high Yosemite Falls which makes it one of the tallest waterfalls.…

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    visitation of national parks, they also provide a source of jobs. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone provided 12,759 jobs in 2014 (Cullinane Thomas, C., C. Huber, and L. Koontz). These jobs helped with keeping the park open to the ten million people that visited the park in 2014. It is important that Congress allocates more funds for the National Park Service because of the jobs that these parks provide. If Congress reduces the funding for national parks, like it has in recent years,…

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