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National parks exist to preserve the natural environment and provide a chance to see both historic and natural sites for years to come. National parks can include landmarks, historic sites and large tracts of undeveloped... More »

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Yellowstone National Park is a large national park in the United States, located in the most northwestern part of Wyoming. It has a total area of over 3,400 square miles, which is approximately 9,000 square kilometers. More »

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The National Park System was established on Aug. 25, 1916, by Woodrow Wilson, with the creation of the National Park Service. The act he signed created a federal bureau tasked with protecting and maintaining national par... More »

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Water conservation is an important practice at every age, and it is important for kids to understand why conserving water helps the environment. For example, less than 2 percent of Earth's water is fresh water with less ... More »

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Deer hunting regulations help conservation goals by managing populations and encouraging them to reach levels that are sustainable by the environment and consistent with human activity and existing populations. If a juri... More »

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