ERIC Number: ED022616
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: N/A
Economics of Outdoor Recreation.
Clawson, Marion; Knetsch, Jack L.
Written for the purposes of presenting an overview of outdoor recreation in the United States and defining the significant outdoor recreation policy issues of the next 10 to 20 years, this document also includes major sections on recreation resources and economic considerations. Projections to the year 2000 are made for a national time budget, time divisions of leisure, and estimates of outdoor recreation use. Also presented is information about preservation of recreation quality, existing recreational areas, the role of education in developing conservation habits, the value of land and water resources when used for recreation, pricing and paying for public outdoor recreation facilities, and other major issues of public policy. (VM)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Leisure Time, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Policy Formation, Recreation Finances, Recreational Facilities
The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 ($8.50).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, DC.