Redwood National and State Parks

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  • Redwood National Park

    The Redwood National and State Parks are temperate rainforests located along the coast of Northern Carolina, USA. The RNSP contain 133,000 acres and is located entirely within Del Norte and Humboldt Counties. The park consists of 4 different parks; Redwood National Park, California's Del Norte Coast, Jedediah Smith, and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks. The four parks protect 45% of the remaining redwood trees. The redwood trees are the tallest and the most massive trees in the world. The RNSP protect 38,982 acres of old-growth forest, contributing to environmental sustainability. Due to these temperate rainforests found in the RNSP, several animals such as the spotted owl, the marbled murrelet, the bald eagle, black bears, cougars, and…

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  • How Does Julia Hill Protect The Environment

    According to the dictionary an environmentalist is defined as “a person who is concerned with or advocates the protection of the environment.” There are dozens of great environmentalists that have changed the world today. One that stuck out in particular was Julia Hill. Julia Hill was a woman who at the age of 22 affected the Redwood forest in a spectacular way. Julia was born in Mount Vernon, Missouri on February 18th, 1974. She spent the first ten years of her life playing outside of her…

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  • Hike Day Speech

    're grateful for is this round, aged, beautiful earth that you have the freedom to trek along. Today is National Take a Hike Day. Nobody knows whether this day is designed for people to bellow "take a hike" to those who deserve it, or venture into the wilderness for some healthy, much-needed exercise. Aladdin Travel interprets it as the latter. What better time to embrace nature than late autumn? Leaves transform from bright greens to light yellows and dark ambers before they shrivel and…

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  • National Parks Internship

    is important that Congress allocates the funds to create more national parks because they can provide full-time careers for people as well as internships and seasonal jobs. Within these parks, some of the internships which they offer are Geoscientists-in-the-Parks Internships, Youth Conservation Corps, and National Parks Business Plan Internships. Each of these internships can provide students with a more in depth knowledge about a given field and provide valuable experience. The…

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  • Importance Of Hiking In Yosemite

    1. Hiking One of the country’s most cherished national parks, Yosemite continues to maintain its status as the top hiking and camping nature spots for millions of visitors every year. The national treasure’s breathtaking pine green valleys adjacent rocky, rugged stone mountains still remains a groundbreaking statement, even after its 125 year anniversary in 2015. With well over four million visitors…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Impact On The Environment

    was a "widespread concern about overcutting forests, flooding, and erosion..." (Sowards) throughout the United States. Many people were not aware of the environmental damage that their actions could lead to during this time period. As seen in the late 1800s, Americans hunted for bison, resulting in the 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…

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  • National Park Environment

    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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  • Descriptive Essay: A Worn Path

    The state line is the Continental Divide. Rarely maintained by trail crews, it 's an overgrown and understated section of trail. Getting lost, crawling over fallen trees and pushing through knee deep brush are common activities. The trail actually stays directly on the Divide, this makes for what we call PUDs. (pointless ups and downs) I know that I 'm not the only one who 's felt the extra elevation change, the others in my group have as well. It takes a toll on the body. My legs have been…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Migration To The United States

    When I come to The United State, I was thinking everything for me is novel and amazing also this is my first time abroad. First, I lived in Irvine, California. My aunt came to America two years ago, so my parents agree me to study abroad. I went to many places in California with my aunt and cousin before I went to 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…

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  • Essay On Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park within the American West. These new desires had a lasting impact upon the humans and the environment one lived in. In order to achieve these ideas, many barriers had to be overcome to create a system of protecting land and establishing National Parks. Yellowstone National Park was established during the American Gilded Age, a time of greed and growth when America needed to show their culture. Shortly after this establishment in the American West, Australia began to form…

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