Some early critics of Mather's policies were heard from , to be sure , and they decried the emphasis on park development and mass tourism . ... Brockman and Merriam , Recreational Use of Wild Lands , pp . 43-44 . 4.
This work is about not only how America's system of wildlands came to be, but also the political processes through which Americans decide how these places should and should not be used.
Author: John D. Wellman
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company
Category: Business & Economics
IN terms of size and diversity, America's publicly-owned wildlands have few worldwide rivals. To protect these places and provide for human uses, we have created a complicated network of management agencies, which operate in a "free fire zone" of often conflicting values articulated by numerous citizen and business groups. Wildland Recreation Policy is not only about how our system of wildlands came to be, but also about the political process through which we decide how these places should and should not be used. Building on the historic origins of the National Park Service and USDA Forest Service, the authors show how the policy process affects current outdoor recreation management issues. The book's intent is to create awareness of the policy process and a knowledge structure for understanding how agencies can respond constructively to the myriad conflicts they face. This second edition expands representation of those whose interests have been over-looked and whose voices have been silent, including the role of women in recreation policy. This completely updated edition also incorporates the effects of recent world events, including the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the Iraq War, and the differing environmental positions of the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush presidential administrations.
The need is to improve the usefulness of recreation economics in policy decisions via research on topics such as the following: Describe and evaluate the influence of economic information in forest and wildland recreation policy ...
Author: Paul V. Ellefson
Category: Political Science
This book reviews the status of discipline-wide activity in forest economics and policy research, especially investment levels, past and current program emphasis, program planning, and organizational involvement. It defines strategic directions for forest economics and policy research.
15.1 WILDLAND RECREATION AND RESOURCE IMPACTS: NECESSITIES In the preceding 14 chapters we have characterized ... Public policy has made these areas available for recreational use, and resource managers must aim to satisfy public use ...
Author: William E. Hammitt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
WILDLAND RECREATION THE AUTHORITATIVE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING THE ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN WILDLANDS This third edition provides an updated and thorough examination of the ecological impacts of recreational use on wildlands and the best management practices to employ in places where recreation and preservation of natural conditions are important – and often conflicting – objectives. Covering the latest research, this edition provides detailed information about the environmental changes that result from recreational use. It describes spatial patterns of impact and trends over time, and then explores the factors that determine the magnitude of impact, including the amount of use, the type and behavior of use, and the environmental durability. Numerous examples, drawn from parks and recreation areas around the world, give readers an insight into why certain areas are more heavily damaged than others, and demonstrate the techniques available to mitigate damage. The book incorporates both the first-hand experience of the authors and an exhaustive review of the world’s literature on the subject. Boxes provide quick access to important material, and further resources are referenced in an extensive bibliography. Essential reading for all park and protected area management professionals, this book is also a useful textbook for upper division undergraduate and graduate students on recreation ecology and recreation management courses.
authored articles in Spanish and English on contemporary problems in protecting wildland areas in Latin America and in ... He is author of Wildland Recreation Policy, published in 1987, and author or coauthor of over 80 other scholarly ...
Author: Alan W Ewert
Category: Political Science
An examination of culture, conflict and communication in a rural/urban setting.
Hamilton-Smith, E. and Mercer, D.C. (1991) Urban Parks and their Visitors, Victoria: Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Public Works. Hammitt, W.E. (1990) 'Wildland recreation and resource impacts: A pleasure-policy dilemma', ...
Author: J. J. J. Pigram
Publisher: Psychology Press
It is now widely recognized that recreation is as important as work. This book analyzes leisure and outdoor recreation in terms of both their management and their wider importance to society. Specifically, this text clarifies the link between leisure, recreation, tourism and resource management; reviews contemporary outdoor recreation management and concepts; critically examines approaches to outdoor recreation planning and management in diverse recreational settings; and considers the future of outdoor recreation and the potential influences of economic, social, political and technological developments. The analysis considers such issues as provision for people with special needs, the impact of outdoor recreation on the environment, and outdoor recreation in both urban and rural contexts.
Hammitt, W. (1990) 'Wildland recreation and resource impacts: a pleasure-policy dilemma', in Hutcheson, J.D., Noe, F.P. and Snow, R.E. (eds) Outdoor Recreation Policy: Pleasure and Preservation, 17–30, New York: Greenwood Press.
Author: John Jenkins
Category: Business & Economics
It is now widely recognized that recreation is as important as work. This revealing book analyzes leisure and outdoor recreation in terms of both their management and their wider importance to society. Specifically, it: clarifies the link between leisure, recreation, tourism and resource management reviews contemporary outdoor recreation management and concepts critically examines approaches to outdoor recreation planning and management in diverse recreational settings considers the future of outdoor recreation and the potential influences of economic, social, political and technological developments. Wide-ranging and topical, it considers such issues as motivation and choice, provision for people with special needs, the impact of outdoor recreation on the environment, and outdoor recreation in both urban and rural contexts. This comprehensively revised second edition has many sections rewritten and expanded to reflect contemporary development in leisure and outdoor recreation management in countries such as Australia, Canada, the UK, the US and New Zealand. With an extensive bibliography of more than 500 references and including further reading sections and review questions, it is an essential student purchase and one of the most comprehensive and international accounts of outdoor recreation management available.
Proceedings of the National Outdoor Recreation Forum, Tampa, Florida, January 13-14, 1988 ... In the closing chapter of Wildland Recreation Policy , J. Douglas Wellman ( 1987 ) suggests that management is today's policy frontier .
TECHNICAL CHANGE AND WILDLAND RECREATION : A PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT David N. Bengston Principal Research Economist ... A technology assessment of wildland recreation would help recreation planners , managers , and policy makers ...
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration . 7 ( 4 ) : 42-55 . ... Resources , recreationists , and revenues : A policy dilemma for today's state park systems . ... Wildland recreation and urban society : critical perspectives .