The Wonder of It All

The Wonder of It All

100 Stories From the National Park Service

eBook - 2016
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Since the founding of the National Park Service in 2016, tens of thousands of NPS employees and volunteers have devoted themselves to preserving our public lands, which today number more than 400. Each person's NPS career is unique, seasoned with daily duties, grand adventures, and everything in between! Yet there is one common element: each person has plenty of material for terrific stories about living and working in America's most special places.These 100 true stories from current and past NPS employees and volunteers make for an engrossing, funny, and often moving read, with something for everyone. The writers welcome visitors, ride the rails, collar caribou, reenact and make history, and every day face the mystery of wildnessincluding plenty of bears!all for America's public lands.Featuring more than 100 photograph and stories from 80 different parks, monuments, and historic sites, stretching from the coast of Maine to American Samoa, The Wonder of It All is sure to inspire a new generation to cherish the natural and cultural resources that the National Park Service was born to preserve.
Publisher: [United States] : Yosemite Conservancy : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 1930238703
9781930238701
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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