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  • My Relationship With Nature Essay

    The question more manageable, it’s time we answered it, and it’s not all bad. At least I don’t dream I’m a butterfly. To find the origins of my relationship with nature you would have to go back far. If you want to know my understanding of that relationship, then you would have to go back to when I started volunteering at the Seattle aquarium. Considering this is the start of this paper, we will start with the former, though the latter will be soon coming. The simple fact, that will come as no surprise to anyone, is that I have always loved animals. My family has always had animals, two dogs, a cat and a couple of surprisingly long lived fish. My mom at one point had wanted to work at the San Diego wildlife park, but lacked the stomach to do so. Trips to the Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Aquarium were commonplace. My bedtime stories were the tails of Mr. Leopard and his animal friends, including, but not limited to Mrs. Rabbit, Mr. Gorilla and Mr. Fish. My interest bloomed of course, and with an interest, I learned. Through TV and books, I became aware of animals that many people have never heard of, bear cats and kinkajous, and coatis. The show Zoboomafoo is an early example of a TV show I watched. How could I not build a relationship with nature? Kindergarten didn’t change much about my relationship with nature. I learned to read, I had fun with my friends, life was good. After school, however I had a new show I loved. This was when animal planet was good, and didn’t…

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  • The American Forest Foundation (AFF)

    little regard for the consequences our actions have on things that we think do not affect us. We are so engaged with the social and anthropocentric aspects of this world that we often forget, ignore, and neglect nonhuman things and processes. However, most of these nonhuman entitities, such as nature, are a part of us as much as we are a part of it. Nature is not separate from humans and the two are vitally interconnected. Many individuals are unaware of the human impact we have on the…

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  • Case Study Of Mccormick-Stillman Railroad Park

    Parks are our saving grace for spending time with our families as it draws us out from the technological atmosphere to a more humane atmosphere that creates meaningful memories of the time spent at the park with our families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is the perfect place to find new memories for families. McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was founded by the McCormicks in 1975 under the premise that it would be used for as a place for all to enjoy (History | McCormick-Stillman Railroad…

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  • Edwardsville Case Study

    Edwardsville will provide locals with two new water features this summer, a community pool and “spray and play park.” These two projects happened separately, but combined they will give people two new ways to cool off during the heat of summer. Community pool In the fall of 2015, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville reached out to Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton about the city’s interest in taking over Cougar Lake Pool. The outdoor pool, located at 88 Recreation Drive at SIU Edwardsville,…

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  • Padan Park Research Paper

    Padan Park Padan Park, in Vacaville, California, is a park that offers a little something to a variety of age groups. Children under the age of two along with older children will find an area to perform activities. In fact, it is through these activities, the child is learning different skills and these skills would be accompanied with structural changes in the brain (Leversen, Haga, & Sigmundsson, 2012). The activities range from developmentally challenged children under the age of two and…

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  • Eureka 2 Project

    The Eureka 2 Project, was a community and volunteer constructed playground supported by Denton Parks and Rec. Their goal was to build a new park on the original site in South Lake, it is to be approximately 2.500 square feet and all brand new to meet Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Society for Testing and Materials. The population it will serve is the whole community, it will even be accessible to children with special needs. The construction will also be different than the…

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  • The Practicums: A Career In A Profession

    be at peace with one another and enjoy life to each their own and live and embody community ideals because people can’t do it alone. The idea of helping others and servant leadership has something that sprouted naturally and completely organic and I don’t have to try to care about others and most of the time I have to pretend that I don’t care so I don’t feel everything for everyone because that’s exhausting. At Deception Pass State Park, a Park Ranger showed up and answered a few questions and…

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  • Bulow Plantation Research Paper

    With such a deep and sincere love of the historical value of the Bulow Plantation, the state park rangers want to share the vast history that once occurred on the 2,200 acres of cleared land owned by the Bulow family. There are several ways the state park rangers promote the land so that as many people can enjoy it as possible. One of the ways they advertise is by attracting active outdoor people to go on the many hiking trails and bicycling trails or for the water lovers to drop a small…

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  • The Rural Cemetery Movement

    development of the Urban Parks Movement.…

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  • Rosa Parks Achievements

    In this essay, the life and achievements of Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks will be discussed. Rosa McCauley Parks is known today as the “mother of the civil rights movement” because her arrest for refusing to give up her bus seat sparked the pivotal Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott. (Hare, 2008) Early Life and Education Born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, Rosa was subject to racial discrimination from an early age. Throughout her life, she had been sent to…

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