Volume 26, #2 (2009)

Cover, vol. 26, no. 2

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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