Back Issues of the George Wright Forum

Volume 29, #1 (2012)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
The Park Idea as Catalyst and Conscience
George B. Hartzog III

Letter from Woodstock
William E. Brown: Now More Than Ever
Rolf Diamant

The Kenya Wildlife Service in the 21st Century: Protecting Globally Significant Areas and Resources
John Waithaka, guest editor

Historical Factors that Shaped Wildlife Conservation in Kenya
John Waithaka

Laying the Foundation for Conservation of Kenya’s Natural Resources in the 21st Century
Julius Kipng’etich

The History and Evolution of National Parks in Kenya
Mungumi Bakari Chongwa

Protection of Marine Areas in Kenya
Arthur Tuda and Mohamed Omar

Wildlife as a Lifeline to Kenya’s Economy: Making Memorable Visitor Experiences
Paul Udoto

Wildlife Conservation Education
Paul Mbugua

Beyond Philanthropy:
Community Nature-based Enterprises as a Basis for Wildlife Conservation
 
Munira Anyonge-Bashir and Paul Udoto

The Role of the Kenya Wildlife Service in Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife
David Karanja

Challenges and Opportunities for Conserving Some Threatened Species in Kenya
Charles Musyoki, Samuel Andanje, Mohammed Said, Monica Chege, George Anyona,
Luke Lukaria, and Bernard Kuloba

The National Elephant Conservation and Management Strategy (2012–2021) at a Glance
Patrick Omondi and Shadrack Ngene

Mega-Translocations: The Kenya Wildlife Service at its Best
Isaac Lekolool

Medicine in the Wild:
Strategies towards Healthy and Breeding Wildlife Populations in Kenya

David Ndeereh, Vincent Obanda, Dominic Mijele, and Francis Gakuya

Wildlife Management and Conservation in View of International Conventions
James G. Njogu

Mobilizing Resources for Wildlife Conservation in Kenya beyond the 21st Century
Edwin W. Wanyonyi

Should Isle Royale Wolves be Reintroduced?
A Case Study on Wilderness Management in a Changing World

John A. Vucetich, Michael P. Nelson, and Rolf O. Peterson

The World Heritage Convention and the National Park Service:
The First Two Decades, 1972–1992

Peter H. Stott


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Volume 28, #3 (2011)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Revisiting the Organic Act: Can It Meet the Next Century’s Conservation Challenges?
Robert B. Keiter

The Heart of the Matter:
New essential reading on parks, protected areas, and cultural sites

Sacred Natural Sites: Conserving Nature and Culture, edited by Bas Verschuuren, Robert Wild,
Jeffrey A. McNeely, and Gonzalo Oviedo
• Reviewed by David Harmon

 

Fulfilling the International Mission of the US National Park Service
Stephen Morris and Jonathan Putnam, guest editors

The Importance of International Involvement of the National Park Service
Jonathan B. Jarvis

Linking NPS to the World:
The Role of the National Park Service Office of International Affairs

Stephen Morris and Jonathan Putnam

Collecting and Diffusing “the World’s Best Thought”:
International Cooperation by the National Park Service

Terence Young and Lary M. Dilsaver

The World Heritage Convention and the National Park Service, 1962–1972
Peter H. Stott

Perspectives from the Field on International Engagement
Binational Cooperation in the Big Bend Region

Joe Sirotnak

Rocky Mountain National Park’s Sister Park Relationship
Ben Bobowski and Vaughn Baker

Sister Parks as a Tool to Protect Shared Resources:
An Example from St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

Christopher E. Stein

White Sands National Monument and Cuatrociénegas:
An International Collaborative with Tangible and Intangible Benefits

Kevin Schneider

International Experience: A Gateway to Professional Development
Cynthia Orlando

International Experience: Personally Rewarding and Good for NPS
Bob Krumenaker

The Wilderness Act: The Minimum Requirement Exception
Frank Buono •

A Model Process for Developing Adaptation Options for Natural Heritage Areas in an Era of
Rapid Climate Change

Paul A. Gray, Christopher J. Lemieux, Thomas J. Beechey, and Daniel J. Scott


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Volume 28, #2 (2011)

Volume 28, #1 (2011)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Projecting America’s Best Ideals: International Engagement and the National Park Service
Brent A. Mitchell

The Heart of the Matter:
New essential reading on parks, protected areas, and cultural sites

Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks, by William C. Tweed

Reviewed by David J. Parsons


A Personal Reflection on the 2011 George Wright Society Conference
Robert A. Winfree

Place-based Environmental Governance in the Waterton Biosphere Reserve, Canada: The Role of a Large Private Land Trust Project
Julia M. McCuaig and Michael S. Quinn

The Impacts of Removing Lead from Natural Resource Activities in
the National Park System

Elaine Leslie, guest editor

Introduction
Elaine Leslie

Conflicts in Lead Ammunition and Sinker Regulation: Considerations for US National Parks
Vernon G. Thomas

The Quest to Eliminate Lead from Units of the National Park System: Understanding and Reaching Out to Audiences
Danielle J. Ross-Winslow and Tara L. Teel

A Thumbnail Sketch of Federal Laws Governing Lead and the Environment
Frank Buono

Lead Issues at National Park Service Units: Identifying Potential Sources and Minimizing Exposure
National Park Service Office of Public Health


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Volume 27, #3 (2010)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land: People and Public Lands Redux
Carolyn Finney

The Heart of the Matter:
New essential reading on parks, protected areas, and cultural sites

Beyond Naturalness: Rethinking Park and Wilderness Stewardship in an Era of Rapid Change, edited by David N. Cole and Laurie Yung 

Reviewed by David Harmon


Natural Resource Challenges in Parks Assessed by NPCA’s Center for State of the Parks
Gail Dethloff

“An Orderly, Balanced and Comprehensive Panorama . . . of American History”: Filling Thematic Gaps within the National Park System
John H. Sprinkle, Jr.

Measuring Connections in the Sea: Pushing the Boundaries of Seascape Genetics at Channel Islands National Park
Crow White

Smokey Says, “Get Your Ash Off My Beach”: Implementing a Smoke-free Beach Policy at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Jim Milestone, Nathan Read, and Louis Jarvis

The Le Conte Memorial Lectures and Park Interpretation—A Historical Account
Karen Merritt

Managing the National Park Service in the Information Age
Harry Butowsky


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Volume 27, #2 (2010)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Whose America? Whose Idea? Making "America's Best Idea" Reflect New American Realities
     John J. Reynolds

The Heart of the Matter:
New essential reading on parks, protected areas, and cultural sites

The World’s Protected Areas: Status, Values, and Prospects in the 21st Century / edited by Stuart Chape, Mark Spalding, and Martin Jenkins

     
Reviewed by David M. Graber


The Parks Canada Agency: Meeting the Needs and Expectations of Canadians
     John Waithaka, guest editor

Parks Canada: Building on Our Strengths to Achieve New Heights
     Alan Latourelle

Filling in the Gaps: Establishing New National Parks
     Kevin McNamee

Ecological Integrity and Canada’s National Parks
     Stephen Woodley

Parks Canada’s National Historic Sites: Past, Present, and Future
     Larry Ostola

National Marine Conservation Areas—Extending Parks Canada’s Reach into Canada’s
Oceans and Great Lakes

     Doug Yurick

Setting the Stage for Visitor Experiences in Canada’s National Heritage Places
     Ed Jager and Annique Sanche

Mobilizing Support for Canada’s National Treasures
     Daniel Rosset

Canada’s Northern National Parks: Unfragmented Landscapes, Unforgettable
Experiences,Wilderness, and Spiritual Homeland

     David Murray

Parks Canada Science: Providing Knowledge for Better Service to Canadians
     John Waithaka

Two Paths One Direction: Parks Canada and Aboriginal Peoples Working Together
    Steve Langdon, Rob Prosper, Nathalie Gagnon

International Engagement: Enhancing the Global Parks Agenda
     Marc Johnson and John Pinkerton

 


Traductions françaises courtoisie des Parcs Canada


Agence Parcs Canada : répondre aux besoins et aux attentes des Canadiens
      John Waithaka, rédacteur en chef invité
Parcs Canada : Miser sur nos forces pour atteindre de nouveaux sommets
      Alan Latourelle
Combler les lacunes : créer de nouveaux parcs nationaux
      Kevin McNamee
L’intégrité écologique et les parcs nationaux du Canada
      Stephen Woodley

Lieux historiques nationaux de Parcs Canada : passé, présent et avenir
      Larry Ostola
Aires marines nationales de conservation – Étendre la portée de Parcs Canada aux océans et aux Grands Lacs du Canada
      Doug Yurick
Ouvrir la voie à l’expérience du visiteur dans les lieux patrimoniaux du Canada
      Ed Jager et Annique Sanche
Mobiliser la population pour appuyer la conservation du patrimoine national
      Daniel Rosset
Parcs nationaux du Nord du Canada : paysages unifiés, expériences inoubliables, milieux sauvages et patrie « spirituelle »
     David Murray
La recherche scientifique à Parcs Canada : apporter des connaissances afin de mieux servir les Canadiens
     John Waithaka
Deux voies une direction: Parcs Canada et les peuples autochtones travaillent de concert
     Steve Langdon, Rob Prosper, Nathalie Gagnon
Engagement international : promouvoir les activités de Parcs Canada sur la scène internationale
    Marc Johnson et John Pinkerton


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Volume 27, #1 (2010)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
An Idea in Trouble: Thoughts about the Future of Traditional National Parks in the United States
     William C. Tweed
Geoparks: Think Outside the Park
     Heidi Bailey and Wesley Hill, guest editors
The UNESCO Global Network of National Geoparks
     Patrick J. McKeever, Nickolas C. Zouros, and Margarete Patzak
Lesvos Petrified Forest Geopark, Greece:
Geoconservation, Geotourism, and Local Development

     Nickolas C. Zouros
Economic Effects of Geotourism in Geopark TERRA.vita, Northern Germany
     Joachim W. Härtling and Irene Meier
Geoparks: Creating a Vision for North America
     Richard Calnan, Sally R. Brady, and Wesley Hill
Protection of Geological Heritage: A North American Perspective on Geoparks
     Godfrey S. Nowlan, Peter Bobrowsky, and John Clague
 The Future of North American Geoparks
     Heidi Bailey and Wesley Hill

Reaching Conservation-oriented Goals: Perspectives from the 2008 Park Break Program at
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

     Carena J. van Riper and Michelle P. Dela Cruz
Keeping Up with the Mountain:
The Challenge and Prospect of an Adjusted Management Paradigm

     Sarah Stehn
Sustainable Management of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem
Tony Prato and Daniel B. Fagre
Loss of a Sacred Shrine:
How the National Park Service Anguished over Yellowstone’s Campfire Myth, 1960–1980

     Lee H. Whittlesey

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Volume 26, #3 (2009)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Ethnography in a National Park Service Second Century 
     Jerry L. Rogers
Ocean Currents, Dune Hollows, and Mountain Peaks: Park Break as a
Pedagogical Approach to Collaborative Experiential Learning in the National Parks

     Tinelle D. Bustam, Michelle Moorman, Carena J. van Riper, Sarah Stehn, and Rebecca Stanfield McCown
Moving Public Participation beyond Compliance:
Uncommon Approaches to Finding Common Ground

     Kirsten M. Leong, John F. Forester, and Daniel J. Decker
Ethnography in the National Park Service:
Past Lessons, Present Challenges, Future Prospects

     Jacilee Wray, guest editor
Foreword
     Jacilee Wray
Creating Policy for the National Park Service:
Addressing Native Americans and Other Traditionally Associated Peoples

      Jacilee Wray, Alexa Roberts, Allison Peña, and Shirley J. Fiske
Rethinking Ethnography in the National Park Service
     David Ruppert
Under Native American Skies
     Walter R. Echo-Hawk
Applied Ethnography and Park Management at Pipestone National Monument
     Michael J. Evans
Working with Traditionally Associated Groups: A Form of Civic Engagement
     Jenny Masur
Ethnographic Overviews and Assessments:
An Example from Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve

     Barbara A. Cellarius
A Balancing Act: Ethnography, Subsistence, and Alaska Parks
     David J. Krupa
The Challenge of Ethnography
     Erin McPherson and Kat Byerly 

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Volume 26, #2 (2009)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Diary for a Second Century:
A Journey across America’s National Park System in Search of its Future

     Rolf Diamant
Visitor Satisfaction and Support for Park Fees: Examining the Effects of Frontcountry, Backcountry, and Information in Rocky Mountain National Park
     Patricia A. Taylor and Burke D. Grandjean
Evaluating the Quality of Biological Objectives for Conservation Planning in the National Wildlife Refuge System
     Richard L. Schroeder
Why is Biodiversity Conservation Important in Protected Landscapes?
     Nigel Dudley
Engaging Local Communities in Sea Turtle Conservation: Strategies from Nicaragua
     Richard Smith and Sarah Otterstrom
Healthy Parks, Healthy People: The Health Benefits of Contact with Nature in a Park Context
     Cecily Maller, Mardie Townsend, Lawrence St Leger, Claire Henderson-Wilson, Anita Pryor, Lauren Prosser, and Megan Moore
The Prairie Dog: A Century of Confusion and Conflict in Park Management
     Daniel S. Licht, Cay Ogden, and Myron Chase
Civil Society and Protected Areas: Lessons from Canada’s Experience
     Harvey Locke

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Volume 26, #1 (2009)

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The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
George Melendez Wright and the National Park Idea
      Dayton Duncan

Traditional Cultural Properties: Putting Concept into Practice
      Charles W. Smythe and Frederick F. York, guest editors
The National Register Framework for Protecting Cultural Heritage Places
      Charles W. Smythe
Rethinking Traditional Cultural Properties?
      Thomas F. King
Traditional Cultural Places and the National Register
      Paul R. Lusignan
The Evolution of Federal Agency Authority to Manage Native American Cultural Sites
      Sherry Hutt
Indian Point Not for Sale; Or, Reflections on Indian Point
      Rosita Worl
Anatomy of a Traditional Cultural Property: The Saga of Auke Cape
      Thomas F. Thornton
Quantifying the Consequences of Fire Suppression in Two California National Parks
      Carol Miller and Brett Davis


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Volume 25, #3 (2008)

Volume 25, #3The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Designing Ocean Parks for the Next Century
      Gary E. Davis
Privatizing Isle Royale? The Limits of Free-Market Environmentalism
      Robert Pahre
Identifying and Protecting the Interpretive Potential of Setting at Cultural Heritage Sites
      Christopher C. Mayer and George N. Wallace
Holding the High Ground: Interpreting the Civil War in National Parks
      Robert K. Sutton
Stepping Outside the Boundary: Community-Building at Yosemite National Park
      Christopher C. Lever and J. Keith Gilless
Evaluating Potential Wildlife Impacts of Future Land Development Adjacent to Protected Areas
      Tony Prato, Anthony S. Clark, and Yan Barnett

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Volume 25, #2 (2008)

Volume 25, #2The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Reassessing the National Park Service and the National Park System
      Janet A. McDonnell
Celebrating 40 Years of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act: An Evolution of River Protection Strategies
      Sue Jennings and Abby Miller, guest editors
Celebrating Forty Years of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
      Sue Jennings
The Wild and Scenic St. Croix Riverway
      Kate Hanson
Partnership Wild and Scenic Rivers
      Jamie Fosburgh, Joe DiBello, and Fred Akers
2(a)(ii)-Designated National Wild and Scenic Rivers: The Confluence of Local Management and Federal Protection
      Lauren Koshere
Commercial Grizzly Bear Viewing in the Fishing Branch (Ni’iinlii Njik) Protected Area, Yukon, Canada
      Erik Val
Climate Change and Cultural Heritage
      Michelle L. Berenfeld, guest editor
Climate Change and Cultural Heritage: Local Evidence, Global Responses
      Michelle L. Berenfeld
Sustain the 9!: Greening of the Holy Cross/Lower 9th Community
      Charles E. Allen III
Protecting Cultural Resources in Coastal U.S. National Parks from Climate Change
      Maria Caffrey and Rebecca Beavers
The Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project: Fifty Years of Challenge and Insight
      Michael P. Nelson, Rolf O. Peterson, and John A. Vucetich

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