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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
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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
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Cover for No bad trip in Glacier.

Glacier National Park is known as a backpacker's paradise, and for much of the park's history, little regulation of backcountry camping existed. But as visits to the park's primitive interior increased, concerns grew about safely accommodating this use while protecting wilderness resources (Impacts ...

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 Business.

This chapter introduces the components and considerations for assembling and operating a commercial ecotourism business. Business basics, competition, legal issues, permits and licences, green capital, management structures, and staff skills are addressed.

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Access.

This chapter presents the issues involved in obtaining access to the tour operating area, from the perspective of a commercial outdoor tour operator. It focuses on mobile tour operations, and does not cover the procedures required to obtain development approval for fixed-site tourist accommodation...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934576)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dispossession at the interface of community-based water law and permit systems.

This chapter challenges the assumption that permit systems are the best legal device to address the challenges of water scarcity in the 21st century, as widely held in the global trend of water law revisions. It analyses the origins of permit systems and their dual obligations and entitlement...

Author(s)
Koppen, B. van
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visitor fees, tour permits and asset and risk management by parks agencies: Australian case study.

During 2000/01 we reviewed the current practices of each Australian terrestrial protected-area agency in regard to visitor and user fees, tour and activity permits, risk and asset management, and visitor monitoring and education programmes. Current practices differ widely between, and in some cases ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; Witting, N.; Guest, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997322)
Type
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