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Thematic Study




Thematic Framework

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History and Prehistory in the
National Park System and the
National Historic Landmarks Program

Thematic Representation: Units of the National Park System
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II. Thematic Representation:
Units of the National Park System

XXXII. Conservation of Natural Resources

A. Origin and Development of the Conservation Idea to 1870

     Hot Springs National Park, AR

B. Formation of the Conservation Movement, 1870-1908

     Theodore Roosevelt Island, DC

1. Fish, Wildlife, and Vegetation Preservation

2. Origins of the National Parks Movement
     Yellowstone National Park, WY-MT-ID

3. Game Protection

4. The Forest Service and Forest Preservation

5. Origins of Watershed and Water Conservation

6. Water Purification and Sewage Treatment

7. Scenic Preservation
     John Muir National Historic Site, CA

C. The Conservation Movement Matures, 1908-1941

 1. Emergence of Federal Conservation Legislation

 2. Birth of Wildlife Management

 3. Fish and Wildlife Refuge System

 4. Forest System Expands

 5. Soil Conservation Movement

 6. Origin and Development of the National Park Service
     Acadia National Park, ME

 7. Range and Forage Protection

 8. Wilderness System

 9. Public Health Through Pollution Control

10. The Great Depression and Conservation
     Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, OH

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