National Public Lands Day

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  • Project Report

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    Purifying Public Plots I will volunteer at the National Public Lands Day event at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. This event involves repairing fences, trails, and signs at the preserve. The preserve's volunteer coordinator, Leslie Burkhardt, will coordinate the event. The reason why this project is important is that it gives me a chance to work with land that I have access to, but have not done any work to deserve access. First, I need to take to complete this project, is to get all of the waiver

  • Pictravel's Actions On National Wildlife Refuges

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    passed House Joint Resolution 69 (HJR 69) that is now public law (P.L. 115-20)(H.J.Res.69 – Providing…2017). Through Congressional Review it overturned an original rule, Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participating and Close Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska. This rule prohibited: hunting brown bears, wolves and coyotes (including pups and from within their den), expansion of season lengths or increases bag limits, same-day airborne take of bears and prevented loopholes for

  • Essay on Three Executive Departments within Congress

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    1849, the last day of the 30th Congress, that a bill was passed to create the Department of the Interior to take charge of the Nation's internal affairs. The Interior Department had a wide range of responsibilities entrusted to it: the construction of the national capital's water system, the colonization of freed slaves in Haiti,

  • Land Acquisition Act: Fair Compensation, and Transparency in Rehabilitation and Resettlement

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    TA I The Right of Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 IN THE COURSE OF JURISPRUDENCE SUBMIITED TO: NIRMA UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF LAW SEMESTER VI UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF Ms. Rejitha Nair Ass. Professor ILNU SUBMITTED BY: Dikshal Khatri 11BBL049 B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) Background: The Right of Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 is an act passed by

  • Is Parihaka Day A Day Of Our Nation?

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    Firstly, we support the creation of a day rooted in peace that truly represents the spirit of our nation. As opposed to Waitangi Day - which was created with the best intentions, but has become steeped in controversy as a political event, or ANZAC day - which is a solemn day of remembrance for the ANZAC soldiers lost in combat, Parihaka day would be an unbridled celebration of peace, serving to bring our nation closer together and taking a break from day-to-day politics. We wish to make the following

  • The National Park Service Organic Act Essay

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    The National Park Service Organic Act: A Contradictory Mandate I. Introduction and Background The national parks of the United States are a part of the few remaining regions in the country where nature is relatively untouched and natural beauty can be observed. For over a century, national parks been popular vacation destinations for citizens and international tourists alike. Regulation and conservation of these areas is necessary to allow for continued visitation and enjoyment. The National Parks

  • I Went To The Woods Essay

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    the intrusion on their land. In an emergency, people were often left to fend for theirself. Out on the Westward frontier, there was no telling when one’s next encounter with other people would be - days, weeks, or even months. Despite a myriad of obstacles, our ancestors raced across the new continent, America,

  • Persuasive Essay On National Parks

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    He wanted to review 27 national monuments and parks, and see if it would be smart to hand them over to state ownership. Just a few days ago, the verdict from the Secretary of the Interior Department came through. A “handful” of the 27 monuments were recommended to be downsized and given to states. This controversial issue is becoming more and more prudent for monuments and park areas. All over the nation, citizens and politicians are debating whether or not public lands and parks should be able

  • The Importance Of The Antiquities Act

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    United States Territory has always been a land of great beauty, offering so many diverse landscapes. In 1906 the Antiquities Act was created to protect some of these landscapes because of significant importance to the United States, but in recent years congress sees the Antiquities Act as unconstitutional and unfair. Congress believe that it is not right for the president to be able to create such a mass of land without the consent of congress or the American public. Although supporters of the Antiquities

  • Employment And Wages Of Migrant Workers

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    majority of rural migrant workers are employed in low-paid jobs in manufacturing, construction and services. In addition to low wages, migrant workers do not have a job security and work long hours. Long distance migrants work on average 25.3 days and 8.8 hours a day. In addition, even with the implementation of ?Labor Contract Law?, in 2014, only 38% of long-distance migrant workers had signed a formal employment contract with their employers and for short-distance migrant workers the number was even