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Title: Proceedings of the Symposium on Social Aspects and Recreation Research, February 19-22, 1992, Ontario, California
Author: Chavez, Deborah J., technical coordinator
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-132. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 96 p.
Station ID: GTR-PSW-132
Description: The growing demand for recreation at the wildland-urban interface throughout the United States poses new challenges for natural resource managers. To enable resource managers and researchers to exchange information and ideas, the first Symposium on Social Aspects and Recreation Research was held. The format of the symposium offered various opportunities for interactive communication among attendees. The proceedings contain a keynote address, abbreviated versions of 27 oral presentations, and summaries of sessions covering poster presentations, simulated field trips, and round table discussions. Issues addressed include these: access, land stewardship and ethics, cultural diversity of recreationists, service delivery strategies, agency-visitor interaction, conflict, partnerships, and data collection techniques.
Key Words: conflict, cultural diversity, land ethics, land stewardship, service delivery strategies
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Papers From First Concurrent Session, Thursday Morning
National Research, Technology and Training: Implementing Recreation Design Concepts 132 KB
Hamilton, Edward J.
Access to Public Recreation Facilities and Universal Design 254 KB
Kermeen, R. Brian
Improving Access to America's Great Outdoors Through Partnerships and Volunteers: A Call for Involvement 586 KB
Kunert, Kenneth J.
The Camping Experience Among Families Who Have a Child With a Disability 131 KB
A Qualitative Study of Factors Influencing Racial Diversity in Environmental Education: Preliminary Results 127 KB
James, Kathy; McAvoy, Leo H.
Fire Risk and Residential Development: A GIS Analysis 154 KB
Rechel, Jennifer L.; Davis, James B.; Bradshaw, Ted K.
Fostering Cultural Diversity: Problems of Access and Ethnic Boundary Maintenance 139 KB
Allison, Maria T.
Leisure Service Delivery Systems: Are They Adequate 185 KB
Dahl, Rene Fukuhara
Papers From Second Concurrent Session, Thursday Afternoon Land Use Ethics and Communication With Multicultural Groups
Social Structural Characteristics of Hispanic Recreationists on the Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests 161 KB
Carr, Deborah S.; Williams, Daniel R.
Land Ethics for Bureau of Land Management Employees 154 KB
Native Cultures and Language: Challenges for Land Managers in Alaska 125 KB
Gallagher, Thomas J.
Conflicting Values: Spirituality and Wilderness at Mt. Shasta 134 KB
Fernandez-Gimenez, Maria; Huntsinger, Lynn; Phillips, Catherine; Allen-Diaz, Barbara
Identifying Service Delivery Strategies for Ethnically Diverse Users of a Wildland-Urban Recreation Site 126 KB
Baas, John M.
Comparing the Preferences of Black, Asian, Hispanic, and White Fishermen at Moraine Hills State Park, Illinois 135 KB
Blahna, Dale J.
Urban Perceptions of the Natural Landscape: Implications for Public Awareness of Wilderness as a Distinct Resource 124 KB
Duffy, George W.
The Indicator Performance Estimate (IPE) Approach to Defining Acceptable Conditions in Wilderness 195 KB
Hollenhorst, Steven; Stull-Gardner, Lisa
Facilitating Backcountry Use of Bureau of Land Management Wildlands 128 KB
Smith, R. Steve
Papers from Third Concurrent Session, Friday Morning
Using an Interactive Computer Program to Communicate With the Wilderness Visitor 124 KB
Harmon, David W.
Computer-Assisted Promotion of Recreational Opportunities in Natural Resource Areas: A Demonstration and Case Example 129 KB
Sheffield, Emilyn; Furr, Leslie; Nelson, Charles
Social Interaction in Adventure Recreation Participation 128 KB
Schuett, Michael A.
Management Decisions and the "Dred" Hills 119 KB
Anderson, Steven W.
Impacts of Land Use Changes on Recreation and Open Space in the New York-New Jersey Highlands Region 133 KB
Dawson, Chad P.; Zipperer, Wayne C.
Mountain Bicycling in the Urban-Wildland Interface 136KB
Magill, Arthur W.
Place of Residence and Hiker-Horse Conflict in the Sierras 170 KB
Watson, Alan E.; Niccolucci, Michael J.
Partnerships in Sustainable Tourism Development: The Case of Canmore, Alberta, Canada 173 KB
Building a Commitment to Partnerships in the Coachella Valley: The Santa Rosa Mountains-A Case Study 134 KB
Kaldenberg, Russell L.
Papers From Fourth Concurrent Session, Friday Afternoon
Outdoor Recreation Participation: Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, and Asians in Illinois 126 KB
Dwyer, John F.
Summary of Round Table Session and Appendixes
Chavez, Deborah J., technical coordinator. 1992. Proceedings of the Symposium on Social Aspects and Recreation Research, February 19-22, 1992, Ontario, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-132. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; 96 p.
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