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Annually, 23 million recreationists participate in downhill skiing on over 180,000 acres of skiable land in the U.S. National Forest system, making it the second most popular outdoor activity in the system. While the emerging literature on climate science reveals changing climatic conditions in ski ...

Author(s)
Chapagain, B. P.; Poudyal, N. C.; Bowker, J. M.; Askew, A. E.; English, D. B. K.; Hodges, D. G.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Natural resource professionals are often tasked with weighing the benefits and costs of changes in ecosystem services associated with land management alternatives and decisions. In many cases, federal regulations even require land managers and planners to account for these values explicitly. ...

Author(s)
Rosenberger, R. S.; White, E. M.; Kline, J. D.; Cvitanovich, C.
Publisher
Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2017, No.PNW-GTR-957, pp 33 pp.
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The production of high-quality outdoor recreation opportunities is dependent upon relatively stable and predictable climatic and environmental conditions. As concentrations of greenhouse gasses continue to rise, regional and local climatic conditions are becoming increasingly variable. In turn,...

Author(s)
Smith, J. W.; Brownlee, M. T. J.; Seekamp, E.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp article 1-article 8
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Hjerpe, E. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2018, 146, pp 60-68
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

Millions of people head to federal lands every year for recreation - 891 million visits in 2016 alone. These visits have significant economic implications, not only for restaurants, resorts, outfitters, and other businesses near recreation sites, but also for the people actually participating in ...

Author(s)
Kirkland, J.
Publisher
Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, USA
Citation
Science Findings - Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2018, No.208, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

Nature recreation and tourism is a substantial ecosystem service of Europe's countryside that has a substantial economic value and contributes considerably to income and employment of local communities. Highlighting the recreational value and economic contribution of nature areas can be used as a...

Author(s)
Schägner, J. P.; Maes, J.; Brander, L.; Paracchini, M. L.; Hartje, V.; Dubois, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2017, 18, pp 44-55
Abstract

Natural resources along the Outer Coast of Washington provide a variety of economic, social, and cultural benefits to the state's residents, including tourism and recreation. Knowledge of the intensity and spatial distribution of recreation use can help inform marine spatial planning (MSP) and...

Author(s)
Leeworthy, V. R.; Schwarzmann, D.; Goedeke, T. L.; Gonyo, S. B.; Bauer, L. J.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Natural resource managers and planners must consider outdoor recreation's longrun response to shifting population density, sociodemographic factors, land uses, and climate change. Projected rises in greenhouse gases imply changing minimum/maximum temperatures, potential evapotranspiration, and...

Author(s)
Askew, A. E.; Bowker, J. M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2018, 36, 2, pp unpaginated
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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