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Parks or Playgrounds?
POSTED 30 DEC 2004

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"Ten Most Endangered: A Special Report," by Kate Himot. National Parks, Mar/Apr 2003, p. 24.

"The national park or parking system?" by Wendy Clarke. National Parks, Jul/Aug 2001, p. 34.

"Fla. Steps In to Speed up State-Federal Everglades Cleanup," by Michael Grunwald. The Washington Post, Oct. 14, 2004.

"Rescuing the National Parks," The New York Times, May 16, 2004.

National Parks in Crisis: Debating the Issues, by Wendy Beckman. Enslow Press, 2004.

"An optimal use of a patchy environment," by RH MacArthur. American Naturalist 100, p. 603.

"National Park service Science in the 21st Century: A National Parks Science Committee Report to the National Park System Advisory Board," Sylvia Earle et al, 2004.

"Bringing science to the national parks," by Jocelyn Kaiser. Science, Vol 288, p.34, April 2000.

"Judge's ruling on Yellowstone keeps it open to snowmobiles," by Felicity Barringer. The New York Times, October 16, 2004.

"National parks fast falling into disrepair," by Brad Knickerbocker. Christian Science Monitor, May 25, 2004.

"Park service under attack by adviser," by Cornelia Dean. The New York Times, Oct. 29, 2004.

"Invasive species: the search for solutions," by C.L. Dybas. BioScience 54(7):615-621, 2004.

"The challenge of effectively addressing the threat of invasive species to the National Park System," by Lloyd Loope. Park Science, Volume 21(2), spring 2002.

National Park Service Records from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

National Park Service

National Parks Conservation Association

National Park Service news

The Coalition of Concerned NPS Retirees

National Park Service - Nature & Science

The most polluted parks

Snowmobiles in Yellowstone

National Park Service Science in the 21st Century report

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