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.
-Preface Section PART IMANAGING OUTDOOR RECREATION Chapter 1 Parks and Outdoor Recreation Chapter 2 Impacts of Outdoor Recreation Chapter 3 Outdoor Recreation Management Practices Chapter 4 Evaluating Outdoor Recreation Management Practices Chapter 5 Applying Outdoor Recreation Management Practices Section PART IICASE STUDIES IN THE NATIONAL PARKS 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 Section PART IIICONCLUSIONS Chapter 31 Lessons Learned Chapter APPENDIX A MANAGEMENT PRACTICES Chapter APPENDIX B TEACHING AND MANAGEMENT TOOLS
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 30th April 2017
Publisher: CABI Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 19.0
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised