NatureVet

25 days ago

πŸ“ŒAugust 25th - Founders Day for the National Park Service! Happy 101st Birthday NPS! πŸŽ‰
Repost from @upperdelawarenps - Upper Delaware is celebrating Founders Day today.  A great way to celebrate the National Park Service is to get out and #FindYourPark. We invite you to come out and visit Upper Delaware. 
#Parks101 #upperdelaware
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1916 - NPS created under Woodrow Wilson
1933 - Herbert Hoover passed the Reorganization Act which restructured the executive branch of government and allowed -->
1933 - Franklin D. Roosevelt made executive orders to transfer War Department historic sites and national monuments managed under the Department of Agriculture to the NPS
1952 - Dwight D. Eisenhower began Mission 66 to upgrade and expand national parks for the 50th anniversary. 
1964 - Wilderness Act
1970 - National Park Service General Authorities Act 
1972 - Marine Mammal Protection Act
1973 - Endangered Species Act
2000 - Marine Protected Areas are established
Today, the NPS handles over 84 million acres which includes ~60 national parks! πŸƒπŸŒΏπŸŒ±β˜˜οΈπŸŒ²πŸŒ΅πŸŒŽ

πŸ“ŒAugust 25th - Founders Day for the National Park Service! Happy 101st Birthday NPS! πŸŽ‰ Repost from @upperdelawarenps - Upper Delaware is celebrating Founders Day today. A great way to celebrate the National Park Service is to get out and #FindYourPark. We invite you to come out and visit Upper Delaware. #Parks101 #upperdelaware --------------- 1916 - NPS created under Woodrow Wilson 1933 - Herbert Hoover passed the Reorganization Act which restructured the executive branch of government and allowed --> 1933 - Franklin D. Roosevelt made executive orders to transfer War Department historic sites and national monuments managed under the Department of Agriculture to the NPS 1952 - Dwight D. Eisenhower began Mission 66 to upgrade and expand national parks for the 50th anniversary. 1964 - Wilderness Act 1970 - National Park Service General Authorities Act 1972 - Marine Mammal Protection Act 1973 - Endangered Species Act 2000 - Marine Protected Areas are established Today, the NPS handles over 84 million acres which includes ~60 national parks! πŸƒπŸŒΏπŸŒ±β˜˜οΈπŸŒ²πŸŒ΅πŸŒŽ

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