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This study compares two methods of estimating hunters' demand for deer hunting in an area in Southwest Manitoba. Benefits to hunters are calculated from estimated demand using the concept of consumers' surplus. Methods used to estimate demand are: (1) a travel-cost approach and (2) an interview on...

Author(s)
Capel, R. E.; Pandey, R. K.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1973, 21, 3, pp 6-14
Abstract

The study discussed in the present paper and set in Alberta, establishes an array of hypotheses to test the relationship between the farmer's interest and a number of variables: farm type, level of recreational activity, and varying interest within the province. The identification of the potential...

Author(s)
Klippenstein, D. H.; Ironside, R. G.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1973, 21, 3, pp 23-33
Abstract

Reports promising results of a new system of transporting logs by sea along the W. coast of Vancouver Island, B.C., by bundling the logs and loading the bundles on to special barges. Merits and drawbacks of the system are discussed; the great advantage is a significant reduction in log losses.

Author(s)
Overend, M.
Citation
Pulp & Paper Canada, 1975, 76, 6, pp 88-89
Abstract

Briefly describes and illustrates 'Haida Monarch', the Macmillan Bloedel company's new self-propelled log carrier built in Victoria, BC, and specially designed for the sea transport of large loads (15 000 tons) in coastal British Columbia. The carrier loads logs with its own cranes at 1000...

Author(s)
Young, B.
Citation
British Columbia Lumberman, 1975, 59, 3, pp 22-23
Abstract

Three situations in eastern north America where moose have increased following forest fires are examined. Estimates are made of the monetary benefits of providing moose for hunting. Values for farmers range from $4.31 per acre per year for 32 years to 11 cents per acre per year in parts of Western...

Author(s)
Euler, D.
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 1975, 3, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

Trapping yields insufficient income to maintain a family. Supplies are very expensive and a trapper has to work at other occupations to cover his losses.

Author(s)
Sharp, H. S.
Citation
Anthropologica, 1975, 17, 1, pp 29-44
Abstract

Commercial and recreational fisheries managers often develop catch and effort estimates from information gathered in location or on-site surveys. However, a limited on-site sample cannot produce unbiased estimates of fishing effort or socio-economic traits of the anglers unless weighing procedures...

Author(s)
Sinclair, W. F.; Morley, R. W.
Citation
Journal of the Fisheries Board of Canada, 1975, 32, 12, pp 2520-2524
Abstract

A brief account is given of the administration of crown lands by the provincial government, and of land-use planning, with reference to forestry, recreational use (especially of the numerous lakes) and the creation of 'ecological reserves'.

Author(s)
Lindeckert, R.
Citation
Revue Forestiere Francaise, 1976, 28, 5, pp 394-399
Abstract

Examination of faecal samples from 332 dogs in the Montreal Metropolitan area of Canada during September to November 1974 revealed eggs of Toxocara canis in 34.0%, Toxascaris leonina in 11.4%, hookworm in 2.5%, Trichuris in 1.2% and trematodes in 1.0%. The incidence of Toxocara was 50% in dogs less ...

Author(s)
Ghadirian, E.; Viens, P.; Strykowski, H.; Dubreuil, F.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Public Health, 1976, 67, 6, pp 495-498
Abstract

Predictions of the use expected at a new public outdoor recreation facility can be based on experience at similar existing sites. Usually this is done by casually noting similarities and drawing analogies. Alternatively, more formal statistically estimated parameters and projections of causal...

Author(s)
Knetsch, J. L.; Cheung, H. K.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1976, 24, 1, pp 67-71

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