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Cover for Outdoor recreation management practices.

This chapter outlines the strategies and practices that can be used to manage outdoor recreation. Related concepts applied to the management of outdoor recreation are also discussed, namely, the classification of problem behaviours, theories of moral development, and communication theory.

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stewarding America's antiquities at Mesa Verde.

Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado was established in 1906 to protect ancient archeological sites of Ancestral Puebloan people, abandoned 800 years ago. The area includes world-famous cliff dwellings such as Cliff Palace. But these sites are fragile, were vandalized and looted before...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What goes up Mt. Whitney must come down.

As the highest mountain in the "lower 48," Mt. Whitney is a favorite destination for many hikers in the USA and beyond. However, this popularity has led to a number of management problems, including impacts associated with very large numbers of visitors on the trail and summit and improper disposal ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preventing the Petrified Forest from disappearing.

Visitors to Petrified Forest National Park have the opportunity to walk among the crystallized remains of trees that lived more than 200 million years ago. However, a small percentage of visitors threaten the preservation of these Mesozoic structures by taking petrified wood from the park...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Containing contaminants at Carlsbad Caverns.

Decorated by natural wonders that have taken millennia to develop, the underground chambers of Carlsbad Caverns likely appear pristine and protected to most visitors. However, research has revealed that even the innermost reaches of the park's subterranean resources may be threatened by outside...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bear etiquette in Katmai.

Visitors to Katmai National Park and Preserve have the opportunity to view brown bears at close range as they gather to feast on migrating salmon. But increasing demand for viewing opportunities, coupled with the large concentration of bears found in the area, has led to concerns about visitor...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Don't pick up aquatic hitchhikers in Voyageurs.

Visitors to Voyageurs National Park have the opportunity to boat, paddle, swim, and fish on a historic water passageway credited with "the opening of the Northwestern United States". However, the movement of visitors between water bodies within the park and larger region can harm aquatic habitats...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A mountain with handrails at Yosemite.

Increasingly large numbers of visitors to Yosemite National Park were choosing to hike to the summit of Half Dome, the scenic symbol of the park and one of the most distinctive and charismatic mountains in the world. The last portion of the hike ascends the steep and exposed east face of the...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Doing the Zion shuttle.

The road serving Zion Canyon - the scenic heart of Zion National Park - was often congested, and parking lots overflowed (Impacts to roads/parking; Impacts to attraction sites; Crowding; Conflict). This made the Canyon noisy (Impacts to natural quiet), and unauthorized parking along the road...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The buzz from above at Grand Canyon.

Air tours provide visitors with thrilling access to the vistas at Grand Canyon National Park, but this type of visitation can interfere with the experiences of visitors on the ground, disturb wildlife, and alter the wilderness character of the park (Impacts to natural quiet; Impacts to wildlife;...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
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