Flashcards in Geography Midterm 1 Deck (36):
What do national parks have the wilderness areas do not
Giving America something to identify with as Europe has the coliseum, etc
Models as the first national park
First director of NPS 1916-1929
Built park infrastructure to get as many people in as possible
Creating nature for tourism
Stocking creeks, killing predators, feeding bears, Yosemite firefall
George Mendez wright
First national park biologist
Manage parks as an ecosystem standard
1963 starker leap old report
Recreate national parks to their original state. Reintroduction of wolves
1886 worked to kill predators originally until he learned to think like a mountain
1917 landscape architect saw the recreational potential of forests
Decided the best thing to do with a national forest/park is NOTHING
Proposed the ice age in 1837. The idea that man is only a small part if works history
Manipulating the environment to help animals. Aldo leopold
1935 first to protect wilderness areas
1964 domestic animals can graze in wilderness
The early industrialist left blind and then drawn to nature. Becomes chief advocate for Yosemite and founds the Sierra club
Hetch hetchy controversy
1906-1913 can you build a dam in a national park. We need an organization to oversee these parks
Blames consumers for buying bird hats, not hunters. She formed the Audubon society
Why were middle class woman for social reform?
Home makers of the human race
1900 prohibited transportation of illegally killed wildlife
Precursor to the 1973 endangered species act
Humans dominate works
Humans keep and tend the world
Humans expelled from
Eden and are to regain the wilderness to recreate Eden
Gain innocence via religion
Gain dominion via science
Believed earth to be mechanical
Commodification of all things
People have rights to property that they work
Growth controlled by scarcest resource
The ancient st Louis
How were native Americans now so nature loving?
Jumping the bull
Extinction of large megafauna
Why is the Pocahontas idea of natives bad?
Dehumanization of natives
Where did scientific forestry come from?
Europe's need of wood in the 1700s
What is the doctrine of scientific forestry?
To get the most product
George Perkins marsh
George Perkins marsh
Lawyer congress Dartmouth
The global man who saw European need for resources and brought ideals to USA.
Author of man and nature
George perkins marsh
Who started the adirondack park and why?
George Perkins marsh in order to save the Hudson river.