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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
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.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winning the lottery on the Colorado River.

The Colorado River is the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and offers visitors a world-class whitewater river trip. However, use of the river was causing impacts to the limited number of campsites along the shore (Impacts to campsites), many of the area's iconic side canyons and other attraction ...

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 ice caves are open, the ice caves are open.

In recent years, record numbers of visitors have gathered at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to see its now famous ice caves. The lakeshore has adapted quickly to high visitation during the normally quiet winter season, accommodating challenges associated with visitor safety, crowded conditions, ...

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 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 Winning the lottery on the Colorado River.

The Colorado River is the heart of Grand Canyon National Park and offers visitors a world-class whitewater river trip. However, use of the river was causing impacts to the limited number of campsites along the shore (Impacts to campsites), many of the area's iconic side canyons and other attraction ...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
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.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
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.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939311)
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 soundscape), and unauthorized parking along the road resulted...

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