Recreation REC 1310 Lecture Notes - Belly Dance, Substance Abuse, March 20

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Department
Federal Govt
Land management
Charaistics
1. 1st formerly recognized agency with responsibility to provide recreational services
2. Need to protect land and provide for ppl
3. Non – profit share responsibilities
4. Tax based – changed to privatization a lot of money comes from her and fees are also
charged for ppl to use federal areas
5. Major resp – for the natural resources
6. Obligated to serve public – usefull and constructive programs
a. b/c our tax money is paying to do this ( to serve us)
Role
1. nps, beauru land management – operate land and facilities
2. conservation and resource reclamation
conservation – proper use of nature
a. mining timbering …
resource reclamation – mining … to get resources
grants to states and local govt to make parks and provide rec program
funded through federal grants
1. opening park
a. Her’s what we do with the mone (fed don’t manage)
2. Mwr
a. Va hospital
b. National parks
c. Military rec
3. To provide to money
a. Afterschool program
b. Michelle OB – decreasing obesity programs
4. Aid professional edu
a. Fed govt can provide to instutions that teach rec like texas states so sometimes we
can get fed grants
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5. Points out how rec can increase money ia tourism
a. Not just national parks $ to
i. Fed govt. $ to small rural areas to increase tourism
ii. Run an ad campagine
iii. Build conference center
iv. Native americans
1. Build casino
b. Research and tech assistance
i. Federal lvl – wild life conserve, resource mgmt.
c. Regulation and standards
i. Pass laws
ii. Pass standards
1. Pollution control
2. Ada architechure
d. 7 agiences
i. Nps
ii. Us forest
iii. Blm
iv. Fish wild life
v. Army core
vi. Tv
e. Falls under dept of the interior NPS
i. Since 1916
ii. Yellowstone
f. 1st – nationally preserved are (fed govt. set aside)
i. Hot springs Arkansas
g. National parks bring in a lot of money
i. Huge draw from all over world
ii. Biger – Yellowstone, big bend … busses of tourist fm china
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h. Visted the most often
i. Called crown jewels of the park system
1. You have to wait in long line…
2. Like grand canyon
3. Glass floor in g.c.
i. 35 mil a day spent
i. Concessions
ii. Suviners
iii. Entry fees
iv. Camping
j. Govt shut down
i. Cost a lot of money, b/c ppl were not out doing the upkeep on parks
ii. Local areas lost tourism ( towns around national parks)
iii. Major economic impact
1. Tax rev.
k. Preservation, public use and mandates
i. Balance of keeping everyone happy
ii. Preserve – some areas off use
iii. Public
iv. Mandates
l. California – growing a lot of pot in preserved areas
i. Really dangerous b/c people protecting the areas with guns
ii. Cost fed govt a lot of money to go in an clean that up
m. National parks system
i. Multiple areas
1. National parks
a. 53?
2. National milt park
3. Wilderness
4. Monument
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