PRTM/Geog 430--Introduction Three forms of the national park and equivalent reserve Landscape Model Wildlife Model Cultural Model The Landscape Model Other names--American Model, The Yellowstone Model Conservation Objective--Monumental Landscapes, wildlife is secondary
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The problem with Yellowston NP was there was no state to give it to and there was not like to be any time in the near future,
The Montana Situation in the 1870s. Helena.
AMERICAN LAND POLICY TO ABOUT 1870--THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIVE FEDERAL RETENTION OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.
BY 1870s THERE IS A NEW IDEA THAT LAND FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN CAN AND WILL BE RETAINED FOR AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONSERVATION AND RECREATION
SOMETHING CHANGED IN THE NATIONAL ATTITUDE…
But what and why?????????
Shift in world view as reflected in popular culture. A product of literary movements in mostly the late 19th century.
National Parks and Equivalent Reserves
Program is run by UNESCO
Cultural Heritage Areas
-Landscapes designed and created intentionally by humans
-Organically evolved landscape
*Relict or fossil landscape
-Associative cultural landscape
Natural Heritage Areas criteria
-outstanding example of evolutionary history
-outstanding example of geol process , biol evolution or man-land interaction
-unique,rare, superlative or beautiful natural phenomenon
-rare or endangered species
-willingness to take care of the place
How is the USA involved in
the worlds national parks?
The Peace Corps is an absolute must