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Place of Residence and Hiker-Horse Conflict in the Sierras

Posted date: August 08, 2007
Publication Year: 
1992
Authors: Watson, Alan E.; Niccolucci, Michael J.
Publication Series: 
General Technical Report (GTR)
Source: In: 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: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 71-72
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Abstract

A mail-back survey of overnight hikers at the John Muir Wilderness suggests that place of residence contributes slightly to our understanding of general desirability of encounters with horses, but not to our understanding of evaluations of specific encounters or of evaluations of potentially conflicting behaviors.

Citation

Watson, Alan E.; Niccolucci, Michael J. 1992. Place of Residence and Hiker-Horse Conflict in the Sierras. In: 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: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 71-72