Managing Outdoor Recreation: Case Studies in the National Parks (2nd edition)

Managing Outdoor Recreation: Case Studies in the National Parks (2nd edition)

By: Robert E. Manning (author), Peter Pettengill (author), Laura Ellen Anderson (author)Paperback

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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.

About Author

Robert E. Manning is at the University of Vermont. Laura E. Anderson is at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Peter Pettengill is at St. Lawrence University.


-: Preface 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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781786391018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 252
  • ID: 9781786391018
  • weight: 709
  • ISBN10: 1786391015
  • edition: 2nd edition

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