Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Hypocrisy Of Ecotourism

    and predator animals can throw off an entire ecosystem. “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe” (Muir, 1911). For example, when looking at the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park it can be found that a minor change can lead to what is called a “trophic cascade”. The simple reintroduction of a small number of wolves changed not only the booming deer population, but the behavior of the deer. This change in behavior…

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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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  • Ecotourism In Chaimonix

    This would promote ecotourism which has been successfully completed in Jasper national park located in Canada’s Rocky Mountains. The National Park Consists of over 11 000 square kilometers largely protected from by Canada’s Federal Government. The National Park Act protects and strictly regulates development to protect Canada’s wildlife. In Jasper only 3% of the land has been developed. Amongst the Development are the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Wolf Reintroduction

    In the early 1900’s, the loss of habitat and extermination programs led to the gray wolf’s demise. Wolves have once roamed all over the country. They’ve been nearly hunted to extinction with only 50 wolves left in the wild when Yellowstone National Park was young. Hunters back then thought they were helping the deer and elk by killing the wolf, its main predator. They were wrong. A 30 year project to restore the wolf population was made, and the wolves made an amazing recovery. The wolves are…

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  • Pinecrest Lake

    gradually, and three miles later it crosses an administrative boundary line. The ridge, which divides the Stanislaus River from the Tuolumne River, continues inside the Emigrant Wilderness Area. The roadless area is huge, and it adjoins Yosemite National Park. This is a place where hikers can exhaust themselves, and where they can recover and find peace among roly-poly mounds of granite. One brief trip, a traditional favorite among Pinecrest campers,…

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  • Hike Day Speech

    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 freeze off into the bone cold winter. Just a few months away marks the National Parks 100th…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Impact On The Environment

    At the turn of the 20th century, it was evident that there 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…

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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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  • Personal Narrative: My Migration To The United States

    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 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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  • Henry Jackson Biography

    Yellowstone National Park and in the Teton Mountains. (Jenkins, 2001) For seven years, Jackson and Hayden worked together as a team surveying and documenting the secrets of Western America, but when he published his most famous image, the Mount of the Holy Cross, the photo became popular and graced homes all over America. “For years, stories of a mountain with a large cross etched in its side had been circulating, but it wasn’t until Jackson risked climbing Colorado’s western slope of the…

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