ERIC Number: ED045278
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Outdoor Recreation in America. Trends, Problems, and Opportunities.
Jensen, Clayne R.
Containing 14 chapters of information about agencies, programs, problems, and trends related to outdoor recreation, this book is designed to cover the field of study and (1) to interpret the present and future significance of outdoor recreation, (2) to describe the responsibilities of the numerous agencies and organizations involved, (3) to cover recent legislation and programs which will significantly influence outdoor recreation in the future, (4) to point out the need for interagency cooperation at different levels, and (5) to identify current and potential problems with respect to outdoor recreation. The book should be especially meaningful to teachers and students in recreation, natural resource management, and outdoor education; to employees of resource management agencies, both government and private; to park and recreation administrators; and to laymen concerned with use of natural resources for the enjoyment of the people. (Author/AN)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Economic Factors, Environmental Education, Government Role, Legislation, Leisure Time, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Parks, Recreation
Burgess Publishing Company, 426 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 ($6.50)
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Authoring Institution: National Recreation and Park Association, Arlington, VA.