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    industrial tourism

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    for the United States agencies that contributed to managing natural resources and preserving the environment. Agencies such as the U.S. Forest service, The National Park Services (NPS), The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BuRec), and the U.S. army corps of engineers (The Corps) all started with smaller objectives of public interests and ended up leading the protection of environmental resources. In 1876 congress called for a department to manage the forest in the

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    Trees

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    can grow alone, most grow in strands, which consists of one species or a mixture of species. A forest is a plant community that is made up of the trees, shrubs, and herbs that cover an area. Forests provide many social, economic, and environmental benefits. Forest provide wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities, prevent soil erosion and flooding, and help to provide clean air and water. Forests are also an important defense against global climate change. Through a process known as photosynthesis

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    The purpose of this report is to analyze the current trend of wildfires in the United States and its severity and demonstrate how remotely piloted can help mitigate this at higher rates by recommending to the target audience that use of UAVs be put into law. With the current rate of devastating droughts throughout the country there couldn’t be a better time to recommend a use of technology that seems to be the way of the future. This report will cover how UAVs can be used for surveillance and reconnaissance

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    US Public Lands

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    creation of their units anywhere other than a bleak mention in a high school American history class where they briefly mention their conception or if you seek it out in college. The federal government owns just about 30% of all public lands in the United States, (Bureau of Land Management Lecture), which equates to almost 650 million acres, of land of all different types and terrains. The U.S. Public Lands system is divided into five major units, all owned by the federal government, all with different

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    construction of the ski area, expanding it and adding new features (The Sedona Dream Maker, 2003-2005). The Hopi and Navajo Tribes opposed this decision immensely for the sake of their heritage and beliefs lying on this very mountain. But, the Forest Service decided to go forth with it because they agreed to let the mountain have multiple uses, such as the recreation they were approving. Presently, the ski area has up to 30,000 to 180,000 visitors a year depending on the snowfall, according to Christopher

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    Uranium in the Four Corners

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    the United States Forest Service for allowing Energy Fuel Resources Inc. to operate a mine under a 1986 federal environmental review without tribal consultation. The Canyon mine was previously in non-operational status due to low uranium stock prices in 1992. Opponents of the uranium mining operation want the federal environmental review updated and point out the uranium mine’s close proximity to the Red Butte Traditional Cultural Property, which was recognized and designated by the US Forest Service

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    A Human For Nature

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    address. In focusing on Theodore Roosevelt, we will find a basis for preservation in America. We will also explore some of the preservation actions that take place in our world today. The original forests in the United States covered an extremely large amount of land. It is estimated that forests took up roughly 1 billion acres of land, including Alaska5. The first to manipulate the land were the Native Americans who used tools and fire to convert the land to their needs. Areas were cleared for

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    Parks, Monuments and Forests Endangered

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    One of the best ideas this country did was the creation our system of national monuments, parks, and forests, this model was used in the creation of our state parks. Historically, parks and forests were the domain of the very rich, influential, and the powerful where they could hunt and relax. Here in the United States that was the mindset that prevailed until the mid-1860s. With the discovery in the early 1800’s by who were called mountain men, they described boiling hot mud, steam being emitted

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    attempt to save the beautiful scenery of the West. Roosevelt used his presidency as a springboard to campaign his want of protection for our woodlands, while doing this he created the Forest Service from this battle. In this book Timothy Egan explores the Northern Rockies to analyze the worst wildfire in United States history. This disaster is known as the “Big Burn,” the 1910 fire quickly engulfed three million acres of land in Idaho, Montana and Washington, completely burned frontier towns and

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    America’s federal forest management dates back to the mid 1870’s when Congress decided to create the U.S. Department of Agriculture to maintain the forestry. This environmental department represented the growth in America’s industry and the depletion of forests. Yet, as it was defeating the initial purpose, more natural resources were being lost from their area and the government had not acknowledged the damage. The conservationist Gifford Pinchot, created an impact on society by taking a stand to

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