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Cover for Winter recreationist motivations: motorized, non-motorized and hybrids.

This chapter examines motivations associated with winter recreation at Vail Pass (Colorado, USA) reported by motorized recreationists (i.e. snowmobiler), non-motorized recreationists (e.g. backcountry skier) and a hybrid group (i.e. snowmobile-assisted skier). The chapter examines whether...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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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.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Colorado River: what prospect for 'a river no more'?

Colorado River of the American Southwest is among the most studied, contested and valued rivers in the world, annually providing water and electricity to roughly 30 million residents, generating 11.5 billion kWh of hydroelectricity, and irrigating more than 3 million acres (1.2 million ha) of...

Author(s)
Kenney, D. J.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium occidentale</i> chemotypes and their potential toxicity.

Field samples of D. occidentale populations (1464 plants representing 118 accessions) were collected in the summer of 2007 and 2008 throughout the geographical distribution of D. occidentale, including Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada and Oregon, USA. These samples, along with 599...

Author(s)
Cook, D.; Gardner, D. R.; Pfister, J. A.; Welch, K. D.; Green, B. T.; Lee, S. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Modelling public support for wildland fire policy.

Theoretically grounded explanations of wildland fire policy can be improved by empirically documenting the causal influences of support for (or opposition to) management alternatives. This chapter proposes a model based on the specificity principle (i.e. correspondence between measured variables)...

Author(s)
Absher, J. D.; Vaske, J. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Home and away: revisiting 'escape' in the context of second homes.

This chapter presents a multi-method study that explores the cabin and home life of a sample of mainly retired second-home owners in the US National Forests in Colorado. Using the data from this study, the theme of 'escape' in the leisure/tourism literature, and specifically in the context of...

Author(s)
McIntyre, N.; Roggenbuck, J. W.; Williams, D. R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931209)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Narratives of community-based resource management in the American West.

This chapter begins with a brief overview and assessment of the major narratives that make up the dominant explanations for the rise of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) in the American West. These narratives can be broken down into two interrelated sub-narratives: (1) the crises...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Correlation of an endophytic fungus (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Alternaria</i> spp.) with the presence of swainsonine in lambert locoweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oxytropis lambertii</i>).

Sixteen populations of O. lambertii, collected from Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, New Mexico and Wyoming, USA were examined for their swainsonine content and tested for the presence of Alternaria spp. Significant concentrations of swainsonine was recorded in 2 ...

Author(s)
Gardner, D. R.; Romero, J.; Ralphs, M. H.; Creamer, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter

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