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Outdoor recreation claimed to sustain 7.6 million American jobs

Date
3 May 2017
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Record visitation during 2016

Date
24 April 2017
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New economic impact study released

Date
27 March 2017
News Article

Reconomics Plus report attempts to value outdoor recreation in England

Date
7 February 2017
Abstract

Implementing carrying capacity is a prerequisite for national parks (NPs) striving to meet the three mandates of park management, namely, recreational use, conservation, and economic value. This study attempts to investigate the application of carrying capacity management in Vietnam's park system...

Author(s)
Tuan Phong Ly; Thi Hong Hai Nguyen
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 2017, 22, 10, pp 1005-1020
Abstract

Very few assessments of the beach recreational experience value have been made in Spain. This is both surprising and discouraging considering the importance of sun-and-sand tourism to the country. The present study applies the Travel Cost Method (TCM) to assess the non-market user value of three...

Author(s)
Alves, B.; Ballester, R.; Rigall-I-Torrent, R.; Ferreira, Ó.; Benavente, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2017, 60, pp 188-200
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Centennial marked with free admission to national parks

Date
23 August 2016
Abstract

When one thinks of the benefits of recreation, many different thoughts come to mind. Although the "economic value" of those benefits is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, economic value is one important dimension of the benefits of recreation. Why? Because acquiring, maintaining,...

Author(s)
Loomis, J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2016, 34, 4, pp unpaginated
Abstract

In this study we estimate selected visitors' demand and value for recreational trips to settings such as developed vs. undeveloped sites in U.S. national forests in the Southern United States using the travel cost method. The setting-based approach allows for valuation of multi-activity trips to...

Author(s)
Kavita Sardana; Bergstrom, J. C.; Bowker, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2016, 183, Part 3, pp 972-979
Abstract

Most ecosystem services that are not traded on markets contribute to human welfare; however, these services are often undervalued due to the fact that their economic value is not well known. Accounting for the value of these services can help in making decisions that enable efficient use of...

Author(s)
Ezebilo, E. E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services and Management, 2016, 12, 4, pp 314-327

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