Managing outdoor recreation : case studies in the national parks /

This book addresses the issue of managing outdoor recreation to protect park resources and the quality of the visitor experience. The book is organized into three parts. Part I comprises five chapters that draw on the scientific and professional literature in parks and outdoor recreation to develop...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Manning, Robert E., 1946- (Author), Anderson, Laura E. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Parks and Outdoor Recreation
  • Impacts of Outdoor Recreation
  • Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
  • Evaluating Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
  • Applying Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
  • Treading Lightly on Acadia
  • Building a Better Campsite Along the Appalachian Trail
  • How Many Visitors is Too Many at Arches?
  • Protecting Biscayne's Underwater Treasures
  • Turning Off the Lights at Chaco
  • Busing Among the Grizzlies at Denali
  • Winning the Lottery on the Colorado River
  • The Sounds of Silence in Muir Woods
  • Stewarding America's Antiquities at Mesa Verde
  • What Goes Up Mt Whitney Must Come Down
  • Preventing the Petrified Forest from Disappearing
  • Bear Etiquette in Katmai
  • Don't Pick Up Aquatic Hitchhikers in Voyageurs
  • A Mountain with Handrails at Yosemite
  • Doing the Zion Shuttle
  • The Buzz from Above at Grand Canyon
  • Managing Monuments and Memorials at the National Mall
  • The Winter Wonderland of Yellowstone
  • "Alternative Transportation" at Grand Teton
  • "No Bad Trip in Glacier"
  • Lessons Learned.