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  1. Topic 2History of Environmentalism Today's Goal to understand the historical development of the environmental movement

  2. Works its way up the food chain

  3. Rachel Carson & Silent Spring 1962

  4. Jones Beach State Park, NY 1945

  5. Effect of pesticides….

  6. 1. Legislation

  7. involvment at all levels individual community national global 4. Recycling

  8. 5. National Park Service NPS Mission "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." www.nps.gov

  9. 370 NPS sites National wildlife refuges National parks and preserves National forests

  10. SAGE Student Alliance For a Green Earth www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu/bio-home/sage 1st Meeting Wednesday January 23, 5pm