ERIC Number: ED058998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Recreation Symposium Proceedings. The Forest Recreation Symposium (State University of New York College of Forestry, Syracuse, 12-14 October 1971).
State Univ. of New York, Syracuse. Coll. of Forestry.; Forest Service (USDA), Upper Darby, PA. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station.
In this collection of 26 papers presented at the 1971 Forest Recreation Symposium held at Syracuse, N.Y., information is presented about the forest resource and forest recreation research. The symposium, designed to help meet the needs of the planner and the manager in both public and private areas o f the forest recreation resource, covered 5 general areas: (1) Planning and Developing the Recreation Resource, (2) Managing the Recreation Resource, (3) Characterizing the Recreation User, (4) Specific Managerial Considerations Related to User Characteristics, and (5) A Look at the Research Task Ahead. Among the specific topics covered were the recreation-resource inventory process, predicting values of recreation participation, design of facilities, economics of recreation development and private-recreation enterprises, analysis of environmental-quality ranking systems, multiple use for recreation in the East, law enforcement, and carrying capacity of recreation areas. Included are 337 references. (MJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Syracuse. Coll. of Forestry.; Forest Service (USDA), Upper Darby, PA. Northeastern Forest Experiment Station.