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During the fourth annual joint meeting of the Association of National Park Service Rangers and the Association of National Park Service Maintenance Employees, held in Durango, Colorado, in the fall of , the more than  men and women in attendance expressed grave reservations about the impending reorganization. ” Many present at the Durango meeting queried how, given these appalling conditions, could Washington expect the parks to endure additional funding cuts and staff reductions? For these reasons, when the park service moved forward with its downsizing plan and offered early retirement incentives such as bonus buyouts, the majority of the  employees who accepted the offer to leave during the first year came from the parks, and not the regional offices as had been anticipated.

Devine, The Scottish Nation, . . The Republic of Ireland was rejected in the previous year. Both were accepted a decade later, Ireland in  and the United Kingdom in . . Davies, A History of Wales, –, –. . For differing perspectives on the issue of secularization in Scotland, see Bradley, Ethnic and Religious Identity in Modern Scotland, –; Devine, The Scottish Nation, –; and “Scottish Sectarianism, Empty Threats,” The Economist,  October , –. Margaret Connell-Szasz |  03 AmerWest 17-34 1/24/03 10:08 AM Page 34 .

The morning of November , , was not a typical day at Grand Canyon National Park. As park service officials and their staff prepared to execute the first ever federally mandated public closure of the popular natural wonder,Arizona’s governor, Fife Symington, accompanied by a thirteen-vehicle convoy of National Guardsmen, arrived at the park’s south entrance. K. Corral? First, the park service only months before had survived a congressionally led attempt to reduce the national park system from its then  units to a mere fifty-two of the so-called jewels of the system.

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