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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
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Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of outdoor recreation.

This chapter identifies and reviews the potential impacts that outdoor recreation can have on park resources (soil, vegetation, water, wildlife, air, natural quiet, natural darkness, and historical/cultural resources), the quality of the visitor experience (crowding, conflict, and depreciative...

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 Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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Cover for Guiding back from the precipice: leveraging the power of recreational users to protect mountain environments.

This chapter describes and assesses the considerable effects of recreational users on mountain areas. It begins with an overview of the similarities and differences that exist among three general recreational user groups (traditional, non-traditional and motorized), based on their regard for the...

Author(s)
McMillan, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990842)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Leisure participation and time-use surveys: Finland.

The first section of this chapter presents an overview of the history of leisure and time-use surveys in Finland. Using data from these surveys (conducted during 1979-2000), the second section describes trends in: daily time-use patterns; use of communication technologies at home; reading; cultural ...

Author(s)
Liikkanen, M.; Pääkkönen, H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visitor perceptions of recreation-related resource impacts.

This study suggests the following conclusions and implication regarding visitor perceptions of recreation-related resource impacts: (1) it may be wise to involve visitors in decisions about acceptable levels of recreation-related resource impacts; (2) visitors may be willing to accept restrictions...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Lawson, S.; Newman, P.; Budruk, M.; Valliere, W.; Laven, D.; Bacon, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998107)
Type
Book chapter

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