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RMRS-P-15, Vol. 4: Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23­27; Missoula, MT


Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O'Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23-27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 273 p.

Thirty-seven papers are presented on wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management. Three overview papers synthesize knowledge and research about wilderness visitors, management of visitor experiences, and wilderness recreation planning. Other papers contain the results of specific research projects on wilderness visitors, information and education, and visitor management.

Keywords: recreation fees, recreation management, standards, visitor behavior, visitor education, visitor perception, visitor satisfaction, wilderness use


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Cover/Contents/Preface
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Wilderness Visitors, Experiences, and Visitor Management
David N. Cole, Stephen F. McCool
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1. Overviews

The Role of Science in Wilderness Planning--A State-of-Knowledge Review
Edwin E. Krumpe
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Defining and Managing the Quality of Wilderness Recreation Experiences
Robert E. Manning, David W. Lime
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Wilderness Use in the Year 2000: Societal Changes That Influence Human Relationships With Wilderness
Alan E. Watson
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2. Wilderness Visitors

How do Visitor Density and Anthropogenic Change in Frontcountry Wilderness Settings Affect Recreation Benefits?
Jeffrey R. Behan, Merton T. Richards, Martha E. Lee
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Noise Impact Issues on the Great Walks of New Zealand
Gordon R. Cessford
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Leave-No-Trace Practices: Behaviors and Preferences of Wilderness Visitors Regarding Use of Cookstoves and Camping Away From Lakes
Neal A. Christensen, David N. Cole
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Examining Winter Visitor Use in Yellowstone National Park
Mae A. Davenport, Wayne A. Freimund, William T. Borrie, Robert E. Manning , William A. Valliere, Benjamin Wang
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Measures of Wilderness Trip Satisfaction and User Perceptions of Crowding
Chad P. Dawson, Alan E. Watson
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An Individual-Based Modeling Approach to Simulating Recreation Use in Wilderness Settings
Randy Gimblett, Terry Daniel, Michael J. Meitner
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Relationships Between Trip Motivations and Selected Variables Among Allegheny National Forest Visitors
Alan R. Graefe, Brijesh Thapa, John J. Confer, James D. Absher
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An Expanded Perspective on Displacement: A Longitudinal Study of Visitors to Two Wildernesses in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon
Troy Hall, David Cole
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Visitors' Knowledge of Federal Wilderness: Implications for Wilderness User Research and Management
Karen S. Hockett, Troy E. Hall
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Meanings and Implications of Acceptability Judgments for Wilderness Use Impacts
Amy F. Hoss, Mark W. Brunson
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Developing Social Standards for Wilderness Encounters in Mount Rainier National Park: Manager-Defined Versus Visitor-Defined Standards
Kristopher J. Lah
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Donations as an Alternative to Wilderness User Fees-The Case of the Desolation Wilderness
Steven R. Martin
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The Rise of the Day Visitor in Wilderness: Should Managers be Concerned?
Meghan K. Papenfuse, Joseph W. Roggenbuck, Troy E. Hall
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Examining Leisure Event Opportunities of Isle Royale National Park: Bridging the Gap Between Social Process and Spatial Form
Chad D. Pierskalla, Dorothy H. Anderson, David W. Lime
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Response to Conflict Among Wilderness Visitors
Ingrid Schneider
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Perceptions of and Preferences for Fee Program Dollar Utilization Among Wilderness Visitors
Ingrid Schneider, Christopher LaPointe, Sharon Stievater
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Effective Coping Strategies in Stressful Outdoor Recreation Situations: Conflict on the Ocoee River
Rudy Schuster, William Hammitt
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Recreational Kayak Visitor Use, Distribution, and Financial Value of Beaches in Western Prince William Sound, Alaska, Between 1987 and 1998
Paul Twardock, Christopher Monz
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Visitors' Relationship to the Resource: Comparing Place Attachment in Wildland and Developed Settings
Cynthia A. Warzecha, David W. Lime, Jerrilyn L. Thompson
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3. Information and Education

Wilderness on the Internet: Identifying Wilderness Information Domains
Chuck Burgess
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Magazines as Wilderness Information Sources: Assessing Users' General Wilderness Knowledge and Specific Leave No Trace Knowledge
John J. Confer, Andrew J. Mowen, Alan R. Graefe, James D. Absher
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Factors That Limit Compliance With Low-Impact Recommendations
James A. Harding, William T. Borrie, David N. Cole
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Attitudes Toward Roles in a Wilderness Education Program
William W. Hendricks
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Communicating Minimum Impact Behavior With Trailside Bulletin Boards: Visitor Characteristics Associated With Effectiveness
Stephen F. McCool, David N. Cole
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Information Collection Styles of Wilderness Users: A Market Segmentation Approach
Roy Ramthun, Lynda Kersey, Jim Rogers
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Preparing for a Day Hike at Grand Canyon: What Information Is Useful?
William Stewart, David Cole, Robert Manning, William Valliere, Jonathan Taylor, Martha Lee
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4. Visitor Management

Monitoring Social Indicators in the Bear Trap Canyon Wilderness 1988-1998
Joe L. Ashor
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Standards of Quality for River Use Within the Fort Niobrara Wilderness Area
John B. Davis, Mark Lindvall
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Keeping Wilderness Wild: Increasing Effectiveness With Limited Resources
Linda Merigliano, Bryan Smith
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Winter Visitor Use Planning in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
John A. Sacklin, Kristin L. Legg, M. Sarah Creachbaum, Clifford L. Hawkes, George Helfrich
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5. Dialogue Session Summaries

Wilderness Education: An Updated Review of the Literature and New Directions for Research and Practice
Kari Gunderson, Christopher V. Barns, William W. Hendricks, Leo H. McAvoy
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Current Approaches to Norms Research
John L. Heywood
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Wilderness Party Size Regulations: Implications for Management and a Decisionmaking Framework
Christopher Monz, Joseph Roggenbuck, David Cole, Richard Brame, Andrew Yoder
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Title: RMRS-P-15, Vol. 4: Wilderness science in a time of change conference-Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23­27; Missoula, MT
Publish Date: May 14, 2004
Last Update:
January 21, 2010

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