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The world in a tomato seed
During the course of the last century, ‘place-based’ philosophies and perspectives were developed and drawn upon by scholars, educators, planners, and others in an attempt to offer potential avenues for establishing ethical ...
Life tenancy and the National Park Service
Since its creation in 1916, the National Park Service has managed cultural resources through different strategies, one of the primary being protecting resources for the public in perpetuity through acquiring land and ...
Deferred maintenance in the National Park Service and preservation goals for the 2016 centennial and beyond
A tremendous multi-billion dollar backlog of deferred maintenance plagues National Park Service historic resources and infrastructure. This thesis examines the nature of deferred maintenance, its effect on historic structures, ...
The National Park Service and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for cultural resource management
The National Park Service plays a central role in managing cultural resources in the United States and has served as a leader in the the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for this task both inside and outside its ...
The impact of wilderness on Cumberland Island, Georgia
How has the Cumberland Island Wilderness Act of 1982 impacted the historic resources of the island? Through the Act’s restrictions on use, the National Park Service (NPS) has been restricted in its efforts to maintain ...