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Tree planting in the UK to restore the landscape following road construction and to screen motorways is discussed in detail, with particular reference to site preparation, planting material, species selection, planting methods and maintenance.

Author(s)
Dunball, A. P.
Citation
Scientific Horticulture, 1978, 29, 4, pp 171-177
Abstract

A linear programming model was used to assess the productivity of 16 land classes in Cumbria (NW England) with the aim of complementing achievement of objectives such as high agricultural or forestry production with recreational and conservation values of the area. The possibility is discussed of...

Author(s)
Bishop, I.
Citation
Merlewood Research and Development Paper, 1978, No. 75, pp 146 pp.
Abstract

The proposed method, based on the strategic choice approach is designed to enable a more positive and co-ordinated allocation of resources for informal recreation opportunities in the countryside. A definition of the problem of resource allocation is followed by the formulation of realistic...

Author(s)
Ferguson, M. J.
Citation
Town Planning Review, 1979, 50, 3, pp 325-345
Abstract

This special issue brings together papers given at a symposium organized to review the extent to which landscape evaluation methods have been successfully applied since their development and to consider the lessons which might emerge from this experience. The symposium was a joint meeting of the...

Citation
Landscape Research, 1981, 6, 2, pp 1-25
Abstract

On-site questionnaire surveys have been commonly employed in leisure research in the last two decades. There are, however, some indications that the technique has been used indiscriminately and without due regard for problems such as questionnaire design, sampling, and survey objectives. This...

Author(s)
Bardon, K. S.; Harding, D. M.
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Management, 1981, 2, 1, pp 36-48
Abstract

Papers in Part I: Information, guidance and counselling; cover the need for information and guidance as an integral feature of continuing education. (1) P.H. Bertelsen shows the need for (a) improving access to education for adults (b) helping them to overcome obstacles to learning. (2) D.J....

Citation
Sheffield Papers in Education Management, 1981, No.20, pp 187pp.
Abstract

Until 1980 a national inventory of caravan site opportunity for Wales had not been produced, although the Wales Tourist Board had twice attempted one during the 1970s. This paper attempts to outline how such an inventory was produced using primarily public health and planning authority data. The...

Author(s)
Fidgeon, P. R.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1983, 4, 3, pp 199-208
Abstract

Leisure planning in the UK suffers from a lack of concensus about what should be provided. Eight alternative, although not mutually exclusive, approaches to planning for leisure are reviewed. They are referred to as: (1) standards; (2) gross demand; (3) spatial approaches; (4) hierarchies of...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
Citation
World Leisure and Recreation, 1984, 26, 5, pp 17-24
Abstract

Various assessment methods for determining the value of experiencing the countryside as well as for evaluating green space for relaxation and leisure activities are examined. Two kinds of assessment methods used in the UK are discussed within this framework: landscape evaluation studies and...

Author(s)
Schöppner, A.
Citation
Natur und Landschaft, 1985, 60, 1, pp 16-19
Abstract

The report is based on the hypothesis that a reasonably full picture could be obtained of the sports in which individuals have participated and of the approximate periods of their lives that they have done so, given the right sort of approach on the part of the survey designer and interviewer. The...

Author(s)
Hedges, B.
Publisher
Sports Council and Economic & Social Research Council, London, UK
Citation
Personal leisure histories., 1986, pp 35pp. + app.

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