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1

Give some examples of a protected area.

Sacred groves national parks historical sites

2

What made people interested in making a national park?

The speed of destruction of the landscape

3

What animal once had the largest biomass on the planet?

Bison

4

Where was the first national park made?

USA Yellowstone national park

5

Why did Canada originally make national parks?

For recreation to make money like the Banff hot springs

6

What was Canada's first national park?

Banff in 1885

7

True or false
In Canada's original national parks logging hunting and mining were preserved

True

8

What was the dominion forest reserves and parks act?

An act reducing the development in parks and reducing park size but increasing the amount of parks in 1911

9

What was the act called that resulted in Banff being cut in half?

Dominion forest reserves and parks act

10

What was a result of the added tourism in parks?

Commercialization of culture

11

What was the first national parks act?

It was called first national parks act and mentioned conservation and recreation. This is considered a dual mandate 1930

12

What two things occured in 1930?

Transfer of natural resources agreement and the first national parks act

13

What was the dual mandate?

It said parks were for conservation and recreation. This allowed the development of golf courses ski hills and hotels

14

What is the most developed national park in the world?

Banff

15

True or false
Banff is an ecologically important migration zone

True

16

Smaller parks have a ________ chance of extinction

Higher

17

What year was the top mandate in the national parks act ecological priority?

2000

18

Define a protected area.

Areas protected for biodiversity and activity