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  • Bottle Tree Ranch

    made out of antique bottles. The site is located along National Trails Highway. The bottle tree sculptures are the work of the ranch's owner, Elmer, who began making them 15 years ago when he inherited his father's bottle collection. Elmer lives on the property, and he tends to interact with his visitors. The attraction is home to over 200 bottle trees along with other antique art. 2.Chandelier Drive Thru Tree Part of the Drive-Thru Tree Park in Leggett, California, the Chandelier Drive Thru…

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  • Yellowtone River History

    Beginning in the slopes of Yount Peak in the Absaroka Range of Wyoming, Yellowstone River meanders downstream some 670 miles into the Missouri and then, eventually, into the Atlantic Ocean at the Gulf of Mexico. The river runs out of the Yellowstone National Park, flowing through Montana, heading eastward into North Dakota, where it eventually joins the Missouri River. The natural flowing, undammed, and untamed Yellowstone, travels a course that cuts through steep-walled canyons, fertile farm…

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  • Yosemite Research Paper

    Yosemite is a breathtaking national park. It is located in the Sierra Nevada which is in the northwest part of California. Who created Yosemite? The process started when Abraham Lincoln set aside the land to be saved in 1864. What he said was, “be held for public use, resort, and recreation...inalienable for all time.” Then on October 1, 1890 John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt founded Yosemite. It was created to preserve wilderness. Yosemite is one of the most famous national parks in the United…

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  • Yellow Stone Fire Research Paper

    Why is fire an important part of Yellow Stone? How does this seem to affect the habitat of it? What is the history behind fires in Yellowstone National Park? Does climate change play a role? These are all the things that I am going to talk about but first, we need to understand what fire regimes are? A fire regime is a term that gives a common pattern in how fires naturally happen in a certain ecosystem over a longer period of time. “Scientists classify fire regimes using a combination of…

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  • Ansel Adams

    There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.” An example of his instrumental environmental activism is that he lobbied before Congress for the preservation of Kings Canyon National Park. Adams began involving himself in the Sierra Club and advocating(sv) for the improvement of national parks. Primarily,(ly) his were the first photographs used by the Sierra Club for environmental purposes. In 1968,(prep) he was awarded the Conservation Service Award for his influential(qa) and…

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  • Lake Mungo Essay

    Lake Mungo is one of Australia 's richest archaeological, historical, cultural and scientific sites, providing evidence of human habitation in the area, as much as 50,000 years old, doubling the anthological history of Australia. The discovery of human remains records some of the earliest evidence of burial rituals including the first cremation and the world 's oldest ochre burial. Evidence also exists for the earliest Homo sapiens outside of Africa. Lake Mungo contains the world 's largest…

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  • Comparison Of Desert Solitaire And Being Caribou, By Edward Abbey

    Preserving Nature through Desert Solitaire and Being Caribou Both Edward Abbey’s memoir Desert Solitaire and Leanne Allison’s documentary Being Caribou were written for the purpose of preserving nature. In Desert Solitaire, Abbey is trying to preserve the deserts in the southwest region of the United States. Whereas, in Being Caribou, Allison wants to protect the caribous located in Alaska, where the government wants to drill for oil and destroy their sacred calving grounds. Even though they are…

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  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives Of Conflict Essay

    As mentioned earlier, there are three different perspectives of conflict such as Traditional, Interpretive and Critical. In Cross-Cultural Claims on Devils Tower National Monument, the perspective presented is the traditional, thereby researchers and organizational trainers focus on strategies, styles and communications choices, and processes to have the best resolution and an effective decision (Papa, Daniels & Spiker, 2008). The traditional perspective, first evaluates how both parties deal…

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted: Forest Management

    LEADERSHIP In 1888, Frederick Law Olmsted was hired by George Washington Vanderbilt to work on the grounds of Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, which is now the Pisgah National Forest. During this time, Olmsted formulated the first program of forest management. In 1892, Olmsted hired a trained forester by the name of Gifford Pinchot to help him create a comprehensive forest management plan. Under the Olmsted’s guidance, Pinchot carried out the Biltmore Working Plan, which had three…

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  • Galapagos Island Research Paper

    destinations in comfort because when your cruise ship docks at an island, your group will be the only visitors at that time. You will also have a knowledgeable, trained guide who will make sure you do not miss a thing. The Galapagos Islands is a national park of Ecuador, and the government carefully monitors tourism not only to protect the flora and fauna but also to give visitors a chance to see the islands as Charles Darwin did in 1835. The Darwin Trail is on Genovesa Island, also called…

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