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The article presents a review of research conducted into multiple use of forests in Scandinavia based on the 20 papers presented at the 1988 and 1991 seminars of the Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics. Research topics of note include multiple forest use economics; monetary and non-monetary...

Author(s)
Sievanen, T.
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 1991, 16, 2, pp 55-59
Abstract

Around 60% of Sweden is forested and the Right of Common Access allows tourists to freely enter any forest for the purpose of enjoying the amenities there no matter who owns it. A study was carried out in two tourism areas, one in the southern part of the country and one in the northern part, to...

Author(s)
Bostedt, G.; Mattsson, L.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1995, 22, 3, pp 671-680
Abstract

A discussion of the national and regional importance of non-wood forest products (wild berries and edible fungi, hunting, recreational fishing, reindeer husbandry and ecotourism) in Finland.

Author(s)
Saastamoinen, O.
Publisher
European Forest Institute, Joensuu, Finland
Citation
EFI Proceedings, 1996, No. 9, pp 181-190
Abstract

A study was conducted in Italy to quantify and characterize recreational and tourist use of the Isafa di Trento forest in Italy. Criteria for selecting a population sample and the questionnaire design are described. Results compiled for recreational use of Italian forests, including data on...

Author(s)
Scrinzi, G.; Tosi, V.; Agatea, P.; Flamminj, T.
Citation
Genio Rurale, 1996, 59, 3, pp 51-76
Abstract

An account is given of the history of forest recreation in Sweden, the growth in accessibility to the countryside through the development of public transport and lodging facilities, and the effects of social class, gender and legislation establishing the right to roam on participation trends.

Author(s)
Sandell, K.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 6-12
Abstract

An account is given of the increased demand for independent leisure outdoor activity in the Swedish countryside, including walking, cycling, climbing, canoeing, horse riding, bird watching, collecting mushrooms or just enjoying the peace and quiet of the woods, and the possible effects of these...

Author(s)
Skoog, I.; Wägéus, M.
Citation
Skog&Forskning, 1998, No. 3, pp 35-41
Abstract

Access and tourism are set to increase visitor impacts in Europe's forests. Management is the key to controlling the environmental impacts of visitors. The Tourfor project aims to encourage sustainable co-development of tourism and forestry by identifying and promoting appropriate conceptual tools...

Author(s)
Tribe, J.; Font, X.
Citation
Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 2000, 94, 3, pp 223-228
Abstract

Tourism is viewed in many industrial nations as an environmentally friendly way to revitalize distressed rural economies and communities. In the forest regions of Dalarna and interior Maine, hopes are pinned on nature-based tourism, with the presumption that natural capital is underutilized. This...

Author(s)
Vail, D.; Hultkrantz, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Economics, 2000, 35, 2, pp 223-242
Abstract

The policy of joint implementation is emerging as a new strategy for implementing global environmental aims, especially with regard to regulating the climate change process, where emission source and sink countries agree to develop a joint programme upon a mixed argument of partnership and...

Author(s)
Segura, O.; Lindegaard, K.
Publisher
Food Products Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2001, 12, 1/2, pp 61-78
Abstract

In many rural regions in Finland, the key development areas are forestry and tourism. However, there is little information on the landscape preferences of rural tourists or the attractiveness of commercial forests. This study examines: the demand for the rural tourism; the significance of the...

Author(s)
Tyrväinen, L.; Silvennoinen, H.; Nousiainen, I.; Tahvanainen, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2001, 1, 2, pp 133-149

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