By Claire Campbell,Alan MacEachern,John Sandlos,Ben Bradley,Bill Waiser,C.J. Taylor,George Colpitts,Oliver Craig-Dupont,Ronald Rudin,David Neufeld,Brad Martin,E. Gwyn Langemann,I.S. MacLaren,Lyle Dick
When Canada created a Dominion Parks department in 1911, it turned the 1st nation on this planet to set up an supplier dedicated to coping with its nationwide parks. during the last century this employer, now Parks Canada, has been on the centre of significant debates in regards to the position of nature in Canadian nationhood and relationships among Canada's various ecosystems and its groups. this present day, Parks Canada manages over 40 parks and reserves totalling over 200,000 sq. kilometres and that includes a stunning number of landscapes, and is well-known as a world chief within the environmental demanding situations of secure locations. Its historical past is a wealthy repository of expertise, of classes discovered - severe for making educated judgements approximately the right way to maintain the environmental and social overall healthiness of our nationwide parks.
A Century of Parks Canada is released in partnership with area of interest (Network in Canadian heritage and atmosphere; http://niche-canada.org/).
With Contributions By:
E. Gwyn Langemann
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A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011 (Canadian History and Environment) by Claire Campbell,Alan MacEachern,John Sandlos,Ben Bradley,Bill Waiser,C.J. Taylor,George Colpitts,Oliver Craig-Dupont,Ronald Rudin,David Neufeld,Brad Martin,E. Gwyn Langemann,I.S. MacLaren,Lyle Dick