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Recreational user management of parks: an ecological economic framework

Alden, David


Recreational users are one of the major causes of ecosystem damage in publicly owned parks. To ensure the sustainability of these ecosystems requires that the damage impact of recreational users be managed. A constrained park management goal is proposed that allows recreational users to pursue welfare derived from park experiences, subject to non-declining ecosystem health and equity of access. Four guiding principles (adaptable community control, quantity constraints, equity of access, and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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