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If you take away the predators in the prairies and the national parks, you suddenly have an explosion of elk, and then you have a lack of the food source for the elk, so they strip all the ground bare and that takes away the cover, on and on and on and on. The whole food chain is disrupted.  (National Parks Quotes) Many have asked, pointing incredulously toward a sweep of tract homes and billboards, why picture that? The question sounds simple, but it implies a difficult issue - why open our eyes anywhere but in undamaged places like national parks?  (National Parks Quotes) Biodiversity can’t be maintained by protecting a few species in a zoo, or by preserving greenbelts or national parks. To function properly, nature needs more room than that. It can maintain itself, however, without human expense, without zookeepers, park rangers, foresters or gene banks. All it needs is to be left alone  (National Parks Quotes) National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today  (National Parks Quotes) The national park idea has been nurtured by each succeeding generation of Americans. Today, across our land, the National Park System represents America at its best. Each park contributes to a deeper understanding of the history of the United States and our way of life; of the natural processes which have given form to our land, and to the enrichment of the environment in which we live  (National Parks Quotes) Television was supposed to be a national park. (Instead) it has become a money machine... It’s a commodity now, just like pork bellies  (National Parks Quotes) So when people go to the park this summer, they are not going to have the same quality of a visit. There is not going to be a ranger out on the trail to tell them about the important cultural and historic areas within the Olympic National Park  (National Parks Quotes) That is all the National Parks are about. Use, but do no harm  (National Parks Quotes) Glaciers are almost gone from Glacier National Park  (National Parks Quotes) Although biodiversity loss continues globally, many countries are significantly slowing the rate of loss by shoring up protected natural areas and the services they provide, and in expanding national park systems with tighter management and more secure funding  (National Parks Quotes) National parks, zoos, protected areas, polluted seas - using the whole world as a readymade, I thought about it as a stage set. To activate a stage set you need a drama, an actor to offset it  (National Parks Quotes) Shutting down national parks is an injustice to those of us hoping to avoid people who like to go camping  (National Parks Quotes) Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures  (National Parks Quotes) We have a certain group of people in this country that seem to want to lock up our national treasures, our national parks, and cherished places and keep the public from enjoying them  (National Parks Quotes) Another example of that was that even during the economic problems of the 1945 government, we managed to carry out other aspects of our policy and other ideals. Through the establishment of national parks, for instance  (National Parks Quotes) The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness  (National Parks Quotes) National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst  (National Parks Quotes) Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong  (National Parks Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS