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Strategies and decision-making for direct visitor use management in Western Canadian parks

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2003

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Thingsted, Anette, 2003, Strategies and decision-making for direct visitor use management in Western Canadian parks: University of Calgary (Canada).

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Protected areas are instrumental in preserving the ecological and geographical diversity that define our nation. Park managers face a challenge in protecting natural ecosystems while at the same time providing recreational opportunities. To mitigate negative impacts from visitor use managers are beginning to rely more heavily on direct strategies that restrict or limit human use. Coupled with the pressure to limit human use, there is a greater requirement for park managers to base management decisions on science and public input. This study aimed to determine the direct management techniques that are being implemented in backcountry areas of Western Canadian protected areas. The goals of my research were to determine what types of [...]

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NWBLCC-20160527b.xml

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