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The Furnace Group - Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Elverson, Pennsylvania (Historic Structure Report) By National Park Service
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Hopewell Furnace is a charcoal- fueled, cold- blast furnace that was originally constructed by Ironmaster Mark Bird in 1770- 71. Cast iron produced at Hopewell was molded as cannon and shot for use... More > during the American Revolution. The furnace was also known for its stoves, the earliest surviving model dated 1772.1 Financial difficulties caused Bird and his partner to lose the furnace to a creditor in 1786, and the property passed through several owners between 1786 and 1800. Stability was finally established in 1800, when the furnace was purchased by a partnership of the Buckley and Brooke families. However, legal disputes resulted in the furnace being out of blast from 1808 to 1815, followed by extensive repairs to the works in 1816. Products of the furnace from 1800 to 1845 were pig iron, stove plates, and mixed castings. After 1845, production shifted to pig iron, plus small amounts of mixed castings. Improvements made in the 1880s included repair and rebuilding of the charcoal house and shed...< Less
Monocacy National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats within Monocacy National Battlefield Park were defined as being either managed for natural resource values or managed for agricultural values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded... More > conditions were defined for each habitat. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Monocacy National Battlefield are in good condition overall.< Less
Manassas National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats within Manassas National Battlefield Park were defined as being managed for natural resource values. A habitat map was created and desired/degraded conditions were defined for each of the... More > three defined habitats. Metrics were then assigned to these habitat types, compared to established thresholds, leading to the condition assessment of each habitat. Habitats in Manassas National Battlefield Park are in fair condition overall. Forests were in good condition, with low forest interior area and large deer populations balanced by good bird diversity and continuous forest cover. Wetlands and waterways were also in good condition, with good pH, buffering capacity, and dissolved oxygen but high phosphate and degraded stream biological diversity. Grasslands were in fair condition, with large contiguous areas but large deer populations and low bird diversity.< Less
Antietam National Battlefield: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Habitats were defined as being managed for natural resource values or agricultural values, and were in good condition overall. Those managed for natural resources were in fair condition. Forests were... More > in fair condition, with high cover of exotic plants and large deer populations balanced by good bird diversity and continuous forest cover. Wetlands and waterways were also in fair condition, with good pH and buffering capacity but high nutrients and low stream biological diversity. Grasslands were in poor condition, due to large deer populations, low bird diversity, and patchy nature. Habitats managed for agricultural values were in good condition overall. Croplands were in good condition, with good adoption of best management practices (BMPs) but also with large deer populations. Pastures were also in very good condition with very good adoption of BMPs.< Less
Assateague Island National Seashore: Natural Resource Condition Assessment By National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Assateague Island National Seashore with lands and waters in Maryland and Virginia receives some two million visitors per year. After determining key habitats on Assateague Island, potential... More > indicators were identified and data sourced. Attainment of reference condition was assessed for each metric and summarized by habitat and ultimately for the whole park. Based on these key findings, management recommendations were developed. Overall, the natural resources of Assateague Island National Seashore were assessed to be in fair condition. While salt marsh, forest and shrubland habitats were assessed to be in degraded condition, inland wetlands, dunes and grasslands were assessed as fair, bay subtidal and mudflats, beach and intertidal to be in good condition and Atlantic subtidal to be in very good condition.< Less
National Park Service Rustic: Historic Architecture of California By Marshall Glick
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National Park Service rustic architecture developed in the early and middle 20th century in the United States National Park Service through its efforts to create buildings that harmonized with the... More > natural environment< Less
See Yosemite National Park By Ranger David Rose
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See Yosemite National Park from the eye of a Yosemite Park Ranger. See images captured from places in Yosemite where few people venture. See mountains, waterfalls, rivers, giant trees and wildlife as... More > Ranger David Rose takes you on an adventure through the amazing areas of Yosemite National Park. You won't be disappointed. The photo album makes a great gift to loves ones and friends or even a gift to yourself. Buy this book today. This book is also available in hardcover.< Less
See Yosemite National Park By Ranger David Rose
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Photography by a Yosemite Interpretive Naturalist Park Ranger. See Yosemite National Park from a Rangers camera on trails that are little used by visitors. You will see pictures of Half Dome, El... More > Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Nevada and Vernal Falls, pictures of bears, deer, squirrels and much more. The 29 pages of 49 pictures and descriptions will keep your interest for a long time. You won't be disappointed.< Less
Yellowstone National Park - NPS By Cliff C. Serrano
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Delight for the Senses! Photographing the flagship of the National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park, was a delight for the senses. From the Grand Loop road to Yellowstone Lake, Grand Canyon of... More > the Yellowstone to the powerful Lower Falls, the vistas were spectacular and endless.< Less
Saguaro National Park - NPS By Cliff C Serrano
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Like nothing that I've ever seen before! There is no symbol more emblematic of the American Southwest than the saguaro. I shot Saguaro National Park in mid-March just as the late winter/early spring... More > temperatures were on the rise. The mornings were cool however as wild life seemed eager to explore and be photographed. This is truly one of my all-time favorites to photograph amongst the National Park Service system.< Less

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