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Cover for Managing outdoor recreation: case studies in the National Parks.

This book addresses the issue of managing outdoor recreation to protect park resources and the quality of the visitor experience. The book is organized into three parts. Part I comprises five chapters that draw on the scientific and professional literature in parks and outdoor recreation to develop ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parks and outdoor recreation.

This chapter reviews several conceptual frameworks that can be used to understand the challenges in managing outdoor recreation and to organize thinking about managing outdoor recreation in national parks. Those frameworks include: the dual mission of parks; common property resources; carrying...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of outdoor recreation.

This chapter identifies and reviews the potential impacts that outdoor recreation can have on park resources, the quality of the visitor experience, and park facilities and services.

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Outdoor recreation management practices.

This chapter identifies and discusses a range of management strategies and tactics/practices that can be used to manage outdoor recreation in national parks. For the purposes of this book, management strategies are classified into four basic categories: increasing the supply of recreation...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluating outdoor recreation management practices.

This chapter reviews and summarizes a number of empirical studies that have begun to evaluate the effectiveness of outdoor recreation management practices. Much of this work has focused on two areas: information/education, and use rationing and allocation. The other four management practices...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Applying outdoor recreation management practices.

This chapter organizes the information presented in previous chapters into a series of matrices that can be used to encourage and guide a systematic and creative programme of outdoor recreation and park management.

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Treading lightly on Acadia.

On peak summer days, thousands of hikers can be found along the extensive and diverse trail system in Acadia National Park. The collective use by so many visitors can take a toll on trail resources. Some visitors alter and build rock cairns; walk off-trail to avoid rocks, roots, and wet spots; and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Building a better campsite along the Appalachian Trail.

Years of uncontrolled use at a camping area along the Appalachian Trail resulted in widespread damage to soil, trees, and other vegetation; a decimated firewood supply; and visible signs of human waste (Impacts to campsites; Impacts to soil; Impacts to vegetation). The camping area was also crowded ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How many visitors is too many at Arches?

Visitor use of Arches National Park has grown dramatically in the past few decades and now exceeds 1 million visits annually. But this use has had several important impacts in the park, including trampling of fragile soils and vegetation (Impacts to soil; Impacts to vegetation) and crowding on...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Protecting Biscayne's underwater treasures.

Visitors to Biscayne National Park have the opportunity to explore globally important, biologically diverse underwater habitats. However, when recreational boaters cross though shallow waters, anchor, or become grounded on seagrass meadows or coral reefs, significant resource damage can occur...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter

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