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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
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 United States 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 ...

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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The winter wonderland of Yellowstone.

In winter, Yellowstone National Park is a geothermal wonderland of steam, snow, and ice. Visitors on snowmobiles and snowcoaches are afforded remarkable opportunities to experience the park's interior in midwinter, but this type of visitation has not been without controversy. Motorized oversnow...

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