Managing Outdoor Recreation Edition 2
Case Studies in the National Parks
22nd March 2017
- ISBN 9781786391018
- Language English
- Pages 240 pp.
- Size 7.5" x 9.625"
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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 US national parks and concludes with the principles of outdoor recreation management.
Written by a team of authors 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 applications of the 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, Second 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.
PART I: MANAGING OUTDOOR RECREATION
1: Parks and Outdoor Recreation
2: Impacts of Outdoor Recreation
3: Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
4: Evaluating Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
5: Applying Outdoor Recreation Management Practices
PART II: CASE STUDIES IN THE NATIONAL PARKS
6: Treading Lightly on Acadia
7: Building a Better Campsite Along the Appalachian Trail
8: Let There Be Light in Great Smoky Mountains
9: How Many Visitors is Too Many at Arches?
10: Protecting Biscayne's Underwater Treasures
11: Saving Bats at Mammoth Cave
12: Turning Off the Lights at Chaco
13: Busing Among the Grizzlies at Denali
14: Winning the Lottery on the Colorado River
15: The Ice Caves are Open, The Ice Caves are Open
16: The Sounds of Silence in Muir Woods
17: Stewarding America's Antiquities at Mesa Verde
18: What Goes Up Mt Whitney Must Come Down
19: Preventing the Petrified Forest from Disappearing
20: Containing Contaminants at Carlsbad Caverns
21: Bear Etiquette in Katmai
22: Don't Pick Up Aquatic Hitchhikers in Voyageurs
23: A Mountain with Handrails at Yosemite
24: Doing the Zion Shuttle
25: The Buzz from Above at Grand Canyon
26: Managing Monuments and Memorials at the National Mall
27: Climbing Towards Common Ground at Devils Tower
28: The Winter Wonderland of Yellowstone
29: Alternative Transportation at Grand Teton
30: No Bad Trip in Glacier
PART III: CONCLUSIONS
31: Lessons Learned
APPENDIX A: MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
APPENDIX B: TEACHING AND MANAGEMENT TOOLS