The Importance Of National Park

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Although in recent years urgency for National Park funding and research has declined, the delicate ecosystems within the U.S must be preserved as their vitality is threatened. Parks are government protected areas by the National Park Service within the United States boundaries that house various types of ecosystems. Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park created by congress and Ulysses s. Grant by the Act of March 1, 1872, making it exclusively under the control of the Secretary of the Interior. With the creation of Yellowstone, more than 100 countries contain around 1,200 preserved areas similar to that of a park. June 8th of 1906 Theodore Roosevelt passed the Antiquities Act was passed, enabling presidents to declare landmarks of scientific or historic value in federal ownership. The Antiquities Act laid the foundation for nearly 100 protected areas throughout the U.S. In 1916 President Woodrow Wilson created the National Park Service, a federal bureau responsible for the preservation of 35 national parks. It’s purpose was to, "conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations." (39 Stat. 535, 1916). The United States National Park System is made of more than 400 areas covering more than 84 million acres of land throughout 50 states, parts of the District of Columbia, Guam,
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