National Park Service

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Noun1.National Park Service - an agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parksNational Park Service - an agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks
Department of the Interior, DoI, Interior Department, Interior - the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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We need to expand the national park system to include many more areas near major metropolitan centers.
ACTIVIST Scots-born John Muir founded the US national park system
Units generally are added to the National Park System by acts
Yet even after he became one of the first employees of Costa Rica's national park system, Ugalde did not imagine that he would spend a lifetime saving land, one plot at a time.
The management of the National Park System and NPS programs is guided by the Constitution, public laws, treaties, proclamations, executive orders, regulations, and directives of the Department of the Interior.
This change also applies to 392 units in the national park system.
Now, nearly 400 sites are part of the national park system.
He explores the national park system set up to keep animals and humans as happy and well-fed as possible, the trouble with well-meaning amateurs, and the need for continuous education about some of the most fascinating creatures in the world.
The American national park system embodies the heritage of the United States and the values held by its citizens.
National Park System generates at least $4 for state and local economies in return for every one tax dollar invested in the national parks' annual budget.
Her life was a remarkable odyssey of campaign after campaign and the Tasmanian National Park system owes a lot to her voracious spirit.
Natural Museums is both a survey of early parks and a scholarly study of the national park system as a whole, examining the changing purposes and significance of the parks system for future generations.

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