U.S. Geological Service and National Parks Service

Assignment Instructions
Instructions: Write a well-developed summary about the both the National Park Service (NPS) and the U.S. Geological Service (USGS). This summary should include:
(1) a statement of the mission of the agency
(2) a brief explanation of their organizational structure
(3) a description of its role in the Federal environmental arena
(4) identify the major programs it implements.

In describing the programs, please refrain from simply reiterating what you read on the agencies’ websites. Instead, put it into you own words. What do you believe the purposes are for these programs and how in combination they carve out a role for USGS and NPS.