The Formation of the National Park Service
The History of Conservation: Preserving Our Planet
Reading Level: 9
Interest Level: 9-12
Today, there are many national parks and reserves in the United States that preserve our country's beauty and wildlife. This is the story of the United States National Park Service, from its creation by Woodrow Wilson in 1916 to its evolution through the decades, including its counterparts around the world and the legal and political challenges it faces today.