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Managing Outdoor Recreation, 2nd Edition

Managing Outdoor Recreation, 2nd Edition

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This fully updated second edition presents a conceptual framework of outdoor recreation management in the form of a series of management matrices. It then illustrates this framework through new and updated case studies in the US national parks, and concludes with the principles of outdoor recreation management. Written by an author team with extensive academic and practical experience in the field of outdoor recreation, the book:

- Develops and presents a matrix-based framework of strategies and practices for managing outdoor recreation in a sustainable way.

- Illustrates application of best management practices through a series of case studies in diverse national parks.

- Includes lecture slides and online matrices to aid the teaching of outdoor recreation management to a new generation.

Managing Outdoor Recreation, 2nd Edition is an essential resource for undergraduate and graduate students of parks, outdoor recreation and related subjects, as well as a helpful tool for practitioners.

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Case study lecture slides


Chapter 6 – Treading Lightly on Acadia

Chapter 7 – Building a Better Campsite Along the Appalachian Trail

Chapter 8 – Let There Be Light in Great Smoky Mountains

Chapter 9 – How Many Visitors is Too Many at Arches?

Chapter 10 – Protecting Biscayne’s Underwater Treasures

Chapter 11 – Saving Bats at Mammoth Cave

Chapter 12 – Turning Off the Lights at Chaco

Chapter 13 – Busing Among the Grizzlies at Denali

Chapter 14 – Winning the Lottery on the Colorado River

Chapter 15 – The Ice Caves are Open, The Ice Caves are Open

Chapter 16 – The Sounds of Silence in Muir Woods

Chapter 17 – Stewarding America’s Antiquities at Mesa Verde

Chapter 18 – What Goes Up Mt. Whitney Must Come Down

Chapter 19 – Preventing the Petrified Forest from Disappearing

Chapter 20 – Containing Contaminants at Carlsbad Caverns

Chapter 21 – Bear Etiquette in Katmai

Chapter 22 – Don’t Pick Up Aquatic Hitchhikers in Voyageurs

Chapter 23 – A Mountain with Handrails at Yosemite

Chapter 24 – Doing the Zion Shuttle

Chapter 25 – The Buzz from Above at Grand Canyon

Chapter 26 – Managing Monuments and Memorials at the National Mall

Chapter 27 – Climbing Towards Common Ground at Devils Tower

Chapter 28 – The Winter Wonderland of Yellowstone

Chapter 29 – Alternative Transportation at Grand Teton

Chapter 30 – No Bad Trip in Glacier