Saskatchewan. Parks and Conservation Branch

Identificatie

Soort entiteit

Secondary Agency

Geauthoriseerde naam

Saskatchewan. Parks and Conservation Branch

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Aandere naamsvormen

  • Parks and Conservation Branch

Identificatiecode voor organisaties

Beschrijving

Bestaansperiode

1960-1964

Geschiedenis

During the 1960/61 fiscal year, the Conservation Branch of the Department of Natural Resources was reorganized into the Parks and Conservation Branch to accommodate the parks functions formerly performed by the Parks Branch of the Department of Travel and Information. Headed by a director who reported to the assistant deputy minister, the branch originally consisted of three divisions: the Park Planning Division; the Conservation Information Service; and the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History.

The Park Planning Division was responsible for the planning of provincial parks, historic sites, Trans-Canada Highway camp and picnic sites, provincial highway campgrounds and rest sites. The division also acquired land for park development, maintained records of the disposition of land belonging to the department and administered the regional parks assistance program.

The Conservation Information Service was responsible for providing information and education services to departmental staff and the general public. The Service produced press releases, magazine articles and radio and television programs; maintained collections of photographs, slides, and moving images; erected exhibits; prepared and distributed publications; and answered requests for information.

The Museum of Natural History in Regina worked to generate interest in Saskatchewan's natural history. The museum conducted field work; operated exhibits, hosted guided tours and educational programs for children and disseminated information through publications, news releases, and radio and television programs.

The Regional Parks Division was added to the branch during the 1963/64 fiscal year to provide facility and layout design assistance.

On April 1, 1964, the Parks and Conservation Branch was restructured as part of a larger reorganization whereby the functions of the department were reorganized into three major sectors - Resource Programs, Recreational Programs and Northern Programs. The parks functions were transferred to several newly-created branches in the Resource Programs Sector while the Conservation Information Service became an independent branch outside of the major sectors called the Conservation Information Branch.

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Functies, beroepen en activiteiten

The primary functions of the Parks and Conservation Branch were locating and planning provincial parks and roadside recreation sites in Saskatchewan and providing information to the public on the conservation of Saskatchewan's natural resources. The Museum of Natural History, which was a part of the branch, encouraged public interest in Saskatchewan's natural history and conducted research in the areas of zoology, botany, archaeology, paleontology and geology.

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

n/a

Interne structuren / genealogie

Algemene context

relaties

Related entity

Saskatchewan. Dept. of Natural Resources (1930-1944)

Identificatie van de gerelateerde entiteit

GA 12

Soort relatie

hierarchical

Datering van de relatie

1960-01-01 - 1964-12-31

Beschrijving van de relatie

Related entity

Saskatchewan. Conservation Branch (1954-1960)

Identificatie van de gerelateerde entiteit

GA 106

Soort relatie

temporal

Datering van de relatie

Beschrijving van de relatie

Related entity

Saskatchewan. Conservation Information Branch (1964-1972)

Identificatie van de gerelateerde entiteit

GA 109

Soort relatie

temporal

Datering van de relatie

Beschrijving van de relatie

Access points area

Onderwerp trefwoord

Geografische trefwoorden

Occupations

Beheer

Authority record identifier

GA 108

Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Rules for Archival Description (RAD)

Status

Finale

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Authority record created on 2011-06-22. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.

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