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An Analysis of the outdoor recreation and wilderness situation in the United States, 1989-2040

a technical document supporting the 1989 RPA Assessment

by H. Ken Cordell

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoor recreation,
  • Recreational use,
  • Government policy,
  • Recreation areas,
  • Wilderness areas

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRPA Assessment.
    StatementH. Ken Cordell ... [et al.].
    SeriesGeneral technical report RM -- 189
    ContributionsRocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25659679M
    OCLC/WorldCa21883439

    Recreational boating, canoeing, and floating are other popular stream activities (Figure 4). A study of whitewater boaters on the Upper Youghiogheny River in western Maryland found that they contributed nearly $ million dollars to local economies and another $1 million to neighboring states (Gitelson and Graefe ). Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality. WESTVIEW PRESS. Boulder * San Francisco * Oxford. CHAPTER ONE. Environmentalism and Social Justice. The environmental movement in the United States emerged with agendas that focused on such areas as wilderness and wildlife preservation, resource conservation, pollution abatement, and.

    Background & Importance. The Grand Canyon Protection Act (GCPA) of states that, “long-term monitoring of Glen Canyon Dam shall include any necessary research and studies to determine the effect of the Secretary's actions under section (c) on the recreational resources of Grand Canyon National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area” (GCPA, sec. (b)). Knowledge, Skills, and Lore for the Whole Outdoors. Whether you're interested in hiking, backpacking, skiing, kayaking and canoeing, climbing, mountain biking or any other wilderness activity, the Encylopedia of Outdoor and Wilderness Skills provides fast, easy access to everything you need to know before you enter the wilderness. Its concise yet thorough entries offer authoritative coverage /5(8).

    -Direct management of outdoor recreation resources-Conservation and resource reclamation-Assistance to open space & park development-Direct programs of recreation participation-Advisory and financial assistance-Aid to professional education-Promotion of recreation as an economic function-Research and technical assistance-Regulation and standards. Although thefocus will be on federally designated wilderness areas, the analysis holdstrue for almost any popular parcel of undeveloped land set aside by anygovernment entity for preservationist purposes in its natural condition. OF THE OUTDOOR RECREATIONAND WILDERNESS SITUATION IN THE UNITED STATES: 8 (), available at http.


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Impacts on natural systems from most outdoor recreation and wilderness uses are minimal compared to more consumptive uses such as lumbering or mining.

Recreational impacts such as soil compaction and erosion are generally local in nature and the greatest damage. An Analysis of the outdoor recreation and wilderness situation in the United States, a technical document supporting the RPA assessment (SuDoc A RM) [U.S.

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Dept of Agriculture. The Analysis of the Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Situation in the United States is intended to build upon past studies and to establish a new and better information base on outdoor recreation and wilderness demand and by: Get this from a library.

An Analysis of the outdoor recreation and wilderness situation in the United States, a technical document supporting the RPA assessment. [H Ken Cordell; John C Bergstrom; Lawrence A Hartmann; Donald B K English; United States.

Department of Agriculture.; Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)]. An Analysis of the outdoor recreation and wilderness situation in the United States a technical document supporting the RPA assessment: [draft] / By H.

Ken. Cordell AbstractAuthor: H. Ken. Cordell. An Analysis of the Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Situation in the United States: U.S. Forest Service, General Technical Report RM U.S.

Forest Service Cited by: 4. It is composed of 12 documents, including this one. The summary Assessment document presents an overview of analyses of the present situation and the outlook for the land base, outdoor recreation and wilderness, wildlife and fish, forest-range grazing, minerals, timber, and water.

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An Analysis of the Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Situation in the United States: – General Technical Report RM Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) in northeastern Minnesota contains more than a million acres of connected lakes and rivers.

As one of the most heavily visited U.S. Wilderness areas, the BWCAW represents an ecosystem managed primarily for conservation values that also has a substantial regional economic by: 7. The benefits of investing in this recreation infrastructure are clear and compelling.

According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, outdoor recreation’s annual economic impact is $ billion each year. While 40 million Americans hunt and fish each year, it is likely that millions more have enjoyed the benefits of the outdoors over the past. An analysis of the outdoor recreation and wilderness situation in the United States: – General Technical Report RM Fort Collins, Colorado: U.S.

Depart-ment of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: Ewert, Alan W. A comparison of urban-proximate and urban-distant wilderness us. The impacts of climate change on the agricultural, energy, forestry, and water sectors of MINK would reverberate negatively throughout the regional economy.

Allowing for sectoral adjustments to the new climate, however, the decline in regional income and production would not likely exceed 1–2%. The largest economy-wide impacts would be by way of the agricultural and water by: The exhilaration of outdoor recreation activities has been a trend in today's world.

Generally, this would cause direct and indirect impacts to the nature and all living organisms. reation really is in steep decline in the United States. A fairly recent national trends report, Outdoor Recreation for 21st Century America (Cordell et al.

), made a big point that the nature-based recreation activities tracked by the U.S. National Survey on Recreation and the Environment (NSRE).

The outdoor hospitality sector, which includes campgrounds, carav an parks, recreation vehicle parks, and glamping has emerged from a low-cost tourism niche to a mainstream, versatile recr eation. Outdoor Recreation in America also gives current managers a valuable introduction to the management of outdoor areas to provide the best possible recreation opportunities to the public.

The book focuses on a discussion of the outdoor recreation interests of visitors and the supply of outdoor recreation resources and opportunities based on.United States Department of Agriculture. Southern Research Station. Phil Araman, Team Leader, Utilization of Southern Forest Resources Outdoor recreation benchmark proceedings of the National Outdoor Recreation Forum: Tampa, Florida, JanuaryGen.

tech. rep. SE Watson, Alan E. Wilderness recreation use: the.Book Description: Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism?

In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans.