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Wildland Recreation : Ecology and Management

Wildland Recreation : Ecology and Management - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0471194613

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ISBN13: 978-0471194613
ISBN10: 0471194611
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1998
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Wildland Recreation : Ecology and Management - 2ND 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471194613

William E. Hammitt and David N. Cole

ISBN13: 978-0471194613
ISBN10: 0471194611
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

The tremendous increase in demand for outdoor recreational facilities in the last thirty years has met with little or no growth in the resources available. Parks managers are faced with stagnant financial resources, stifling development restrictions, and an increasingly heavy flood of campers, skiers and snow boarders, rock climbers, and mountain cyclists. This book presents the crucial information professional recreational resources managers need to know to simultaneously protect the environment and make it accessible for recreational use.

Author Bio

Hammitt, William E. : Clemson University

William E. Hammitt, PhD, is a professor of wildland recreation in Clemson University's Department of Forest Resources and Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management.

Cole, David E. :

Davif E. Cole, PhD, is a research biologist with the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute at the Rocky Mountain Research Station of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service.

Table of Contents

Wildland Recreation and Resource Impacts.

IMPACTS TO RESOURCE COMPONENTS

Soil.

Vegetation.

Wildlife.

Water.

IMPACT PATTERNS AND TRENDS

Impact Patterns.

Trends in Wildland Recreation Use and Impacts.

FACTORS AFFECTING IMPACTS

Environmental Durability.

Visitor Use.

MANAGEMENT ALTERNATIVES

Strategies and Concepts of Management.

Monitoring Recreational Impacts.

Visitor Management.

Site Management.

International Impact Research/Management.

CONCLUSION

A Lasting Impact.

Index

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Wildland Recreation - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-1118397008
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