Go Wild: Engaging Conservation Champions in the USA

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This presentation features events and publications about parks and wildlife in the USA. We pay our respect to past and present leaders and ask what we must do to engage conservation champions of the …

This presentation features events and publications about parks and wildlife in the USA. We pay our respect to past and present leaders and ask what we must do to engage conservation champions of the future.

Planeta Wiki features collaboratively edited features about biodiversity, parks and wildlife around the world. Editors are encouraged to add relevant links, current headlines and upcoming events.
http://planeta.wikispaces.com/usawild

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  • 1. Photo @ Zion National Park @ronma d e r • p l a n e t a .wik i s p a c e s . c om/u s a w i l d • 1 0 . 2 0 1 4
  • 2. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that wil l endure as long as life lasts. Photo @ Wikipedia
  • 3. 25 AUGUST p h o t o @r o n m a d e r #usawil d
  • 4. Photo @ Zion National Park
  • 5. Bryce National Park @ronmader 2015 APRIL
  • 6. #EndangeredSpeciesDay Endangered Species Day is held the third Friday in May and recognizes the national conservation effort to protect our nation's endangered species and their habitats.
  • 7. P h o t o @ R o n M a d e r
  • 8. nps.gov/calltoaction
  • 9. nps.gov/public_health/hp/hphp.htm
  • 10. npca.org
  • 11. Visitor centers and other locations where visitors gain information in parks are v iewed as old fashioned. They are not friendl y to the ways in which more tech-savvy visi tors gai n information once i n a par k , o r to increasing amount s of information tha t i s available to visitors before they come t o a p a r k . - Nation a l Park s Conser v a t ion Assoc i a t ion
  • 12. www.nature.nps.gov
  • 13. National parks contributed $26.5 billion to the economy and supported 235,000+ jobs in 2013. Photo @ Na)onal Park Service
  • 14. www.nature.nps.gov
  • 15. Who will gainsay that the parks contain the highest potentialities of national pride, national contentment, and national health? A visit inspires love of country; begets contentment; engenders pride of possession; contains the antidote for national restlessness ... He is a better citizen with a keener appreciation of the privilege of living here who has toured the national parks. - Stephen Mather Photo @ National Park Service
  • 16. nationalparkstraveler.com/parkipedia
  • 17. planeta.wikispaces.com/usawild
  • 18. f l ickr.com/groups/northamericanecotourism
  • 19. I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to tak e , all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see - John Burroughs Photo @ Library of Congress
  • 20. Kudos Chimani National Park Service NPCA PBS Pew Trusts
  • 21. slideshare.net/planeta/usawild Please Share!
  • 22. @ronmader planeta.com