Trends in recreational use of national forest wilderness
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forest reserves,
  • Recreational use

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Petersen
SeriesResearch note INT -- 319, Research note INT -- 319.
ContributionsForestry Sciences Laboratory (Missoula, Mont.), United States. Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25602537M
OCLC/WorldCa8223757

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  Trends in recreational use of national forest wilderness by Petersen, Margaret; Forestry Sciences Laboratory (Missoula, Mont.); United States. Forest Service; Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)Pages: 8. Get this from a library! Trends in recreational use of national forest wilderness. [Margaret Petersen; Forestry Sciences Laboratory (Missoula, Mont.); United States. Forest Service.; Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)]. Public demand for recreational use of national forests has continued to grow, though recent surveys indicate growth at lower levels during the last 20 years. The popularity of different activities has changed as well, with activities related to observing nature ranked among the highest in a survey. 6 By recreational visits numbered. SHIFTING TRENDS IN WILDERNESS RECREATIONAL USE Robert C. Lucas and George H. Stankey 1 Abstract- Wilderness recreational use grew rapidly during most of the post World War II era, but growth has slowed or reversed recently. National park backcountry use began declining in the ’s and national forest use slowed or declined in the ’sCited by: 4.

With so much available nearby, out-of-doors enthusiasts living in urban areas need to drive only a few hours to find the peace and adventure to counteract stresses and hassles of every day city r you camp in a tent or a recreational vehicle (RV), there are campgrounds in the U.S. National Forests to satisfy the needs of most campers/5(3). Some of us who have done research about nature-based recreation trends for years wonder what the reaction to such a perception might be. Citation: Cordell, H. Ken; Betz, Carter, J.; Green, Gary T. Nature-based outdoor recreation trends and wilderness. International Journal of Wilderness, August , Vol Number 2, Page Cited by: Historical Context At the turn of the 20th century hiking for pleasure was a relatively new concept. America was largely rural until the mids, and most people lived near open fields and forests. Walking and nature were a part of daily life. With increasing industrialization during the 19th century, however, a walk in the woods. The Wilderness Act of - established the National Wilderness Preservation System. This is a link to the National Park Service web site. Policies. Forest Service Directives - the online version of the Forest Service's Manuals and Handbooks. Timber Management Manuals - the series of the Forest Service Manuals concerning timber management.

Primary approach, publish a book that provides a broad-scale assessment of the multiple social and ecological values of Federal Wilderness • Assessing Wilderness values needed to acknowledge multiple scales -- area, regional and national levels (Landres, ) • Our approach was to addresses the broadest perspective, national and regional. More than 25 years ago the Wilderness Act cre-ated the National Wilderness Preservation System. Since then many changes have occurred, and there are diverse opinions about whether conditions in wilderness have improved or deteriorated. But lack of longitudinal research data has made it difficult to draw conclusions about trends in wilderness condi-Cited by:   Progress 10/01/05 to 09/30/06 Outputs Accomplished was publication of a nationwide assessment of the public values of the National Wilderness Preservation System. This assessment was published as a book entitled The Multiple Values of Wilderness. It was designed to inform policy and management and represents the work of a national panel of expert scientists. Not surprisingly, then, the trends in past-month use of marijuana mirror the trends for past-month use of any illicit drug: Past-month use of marijuana among 10th graders increased from % in to % in Past-month use of marijuana among 12th graders .