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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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J. Michael Bowker

Research Social Scientist
320 Green Street
Athens, GA 30602-2044
Phone: 706-559-4271

Current Research

Recreation demand; benefit valuation of recreation and wilderness; impacts of recreation on local economies; wildlife-fishery management economics; recreation use, user fees, policy; recreation forecasting.


  • Texas A&M University, Ph.D. Ag & Resource Econ., 1987

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Research Highlights


Study Projects Outdoor Recreation Levels in the United States to 2060

Changes in climate, socioeconomic conditions, and land use, along with population growth will affect future outdoor recreation activity in the U ...


Last updated on : 06/12/2014