The National Park Service
Please enjoy learning more about our organization!
Meet our best employees across the county:
Shreya Komandla- Archaeologist at Yellowstone National Park
Brianna Barth- Botantist at Yosemite National Park
Vaffa Daneshjou- Park Ranger at Big Bend National Park
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
How we manage land
Practices for land use
goals of service
Goals of Human Interaction
Amount of Land
Relative Laws, Policies, and regulations
National Park Service Organic Act (1916)- established National Park Service.
Policies- designed to improve management of national parks. Not enforceable by law.
Ex. Management policies (2006)- content and design of brochures.
Regulations- implementing laws and enforcing policies. Violations can be punished by fines, imprisonment, etc. pet regulations, metal detector regulations, alcoholic beverages in parks.