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Outdoor recreation and its ecological effects.

M. C. D. Speight

Outdoor recreation and its ecological effects.

by M. C. D. Speight

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Published by University College, London in London .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers in conservation -- 4
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Open LibraryOL15612197M

"Nature's New Deal is not only an engaging and well-written history of the most popular program of the New Deal, the Civilian Conservation Corps, but a compelling assessment of its long-term impact on the land and on environmental politics. All students of the Depression era or environmental Reviews: "Fly fishing for trout retains its image as a clean, low-impact outdoor activity. Rightly so, perhaps, but after reading Halverson’s book, you will think twice about how close to nature you are when you cast that line out over a rocky pool."—Laurence A. Marschall, Natural HistoryReviews:

Technology plays an increasingly influential and important role in outdoor recreation and adventure. The last 10 years, in particular, have seen a virtual explosion of technological developments in the outdoors, ranging from clothes to equipment such as signaling devices and protective gear. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

is a platform for academics to share research papers.   A paper by Audrey Taylor and Richard Knight in Ecological Applications aimed to understand exactly how outdoor recreation was impacting wildlife on Antelope Island, a Utah State Park that is well-used by both mountain bikers and hikers. Taylor and Knight examined the problem from two directions, conducting direct observations on human.


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Outdoor recreation and its ecological effects by M. C. D. Speight Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Only valid for books with an ebook version. An accessible and comprehensive textbook, it features numerous types of outdoor recreational activities including hill walking, rock climbing, mountain marathons, skiing, scuba diving and more. Drawn from several global case studies, the authors estimate the current and future numbers involved in outdoor recreation, and how best these numbers can be managed.

This textbook presents a comprehensive overview of the environmental impacts of various types of outdoor recreation, and how these can be best managed. As a field of study, recreational ecology is both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, and the authors seek to develop a deeper understanding of both the role and function of the factors.

A comprehensive and systematic review of the ecological impacts on terrestrial, aquatic and marine habitats caused by outdoor recreation and ecotourism is presented. The processes behind environmental impacts are described and management to minimize the effects on ecosystems is Cited by: Although often considered to be a nonconsumptive use, outdoor recreation inevitably alters attributes of the environment in which it occurs: soil, vegetation, animals, and water bodies.

Following a brief review of how and when recreation ecology developed, the primary research findings of. The booklet focuses upon recreation-induced changes in the environments of outdoor areas.

Over reports primarily from Canada, Great Britain and the USA are reviewed, but several other countries are also represented. The effects on the geology, soil, vegetation, water quality, wildlife and air in natural, semi-natural and even urban park environments are considered in a wide variety of.

Recreational activities can occur indoors or outdoors. When they occur outdoors, in relatively natural environments, recreational activities can cause adverse ecological impacts. Outdoor recreation use has increased dramatically during the past half century.

The exhilaration of outdoor recreation activities has been a trend in today's world. Generally, this would cause direct and indirect impacts to the nature and all living organisms.

For example, define outdoor recreation, "as the interaction between an activity and an outdoor natural environment that recreates an individual physically, psychologically, emotionally, and. Recreation ecology deals with the impact of outdoor recreation on natural or seminatural environments.

The main activity considered in this review is walking (or trampling) but the effects of camping, horse riding, off-road vehicles, trail bikes and boating have all been studied 1– different levels of enquiry reviewed here, from overall community changes to plant (or in one case coral.

Some existing facilities are becoming strained and concern has developed over the effects of recreation on natural ecosystems.

One of the results of recreation pressure is trampling damage to vegetation. The ecological effects of trampling have attracted much attention in the last few years. Outdoor recreation or outdoor activity refers to recreation engaged in out of doors, most commonly in natural settings.

The activities themselves — such as fishing, hunting, backpacking, and horseback riding — characteristically dependant on the environment practiced in. They are pursued variously for enjoyment, exercise, challenge, camaraderie, spiritual renewal, and an opportunity to. Get your hands dirty with an outdoors career.

Share your passion for the great outdoors. Our outdoor recreation and ecotourism courses combine studies of the natural environment with recreation, education and adventure skills, enabling you to share the wonders of unique environments with others while fostering a respect for and protection of natural and cultural environments.

Outdoor recreation is an economic colossus: its reach is massive, its wealth enormous, and its influence continues to grow as more boots hit the ground. You can see it in Joshua Tree’s crowded campgrounds or in Mount Tam’s trailhead parking lots; in the Appalachian Trail’s thru-hiking numbers or in REI’s record sales.

The national parks have long been called “America’s best idea.” But they haven’t always been as open to some Americans as to others. Black Faces, White Spaces by Carolyn Finney examines the issue with an intersectional lens, detailing the reasons why people of color have been left out of outdoor recreation and the environmental movement.

A geographer, storyteller, and performer. Get this from a library. The environmental impact of outdoor recreation. [Geoffrey Wall; Cynthia Wright] -- Examines recreation-induced changes in the environments of outdoor areas attractive to people.

Environmental and Outdoor Education C.1 (Junior High) Alberta Education, Alberta, Canada () C. SPECIFIC LEARNER EXPECTATIONS COURSE FRAMEWORK Junior High Environmental and Outdoor Education (EOE) may be offered as a single course at the Grade 7, 8 or 9 levels, or as a sequential program of up to three years.

The. Research the effects of outdoor recreation and eco-tourism on the ecological sustainability of outdoor recre-ation areas, as well as the best ways to minimize negative effects; develop effective methods and resources to educate outdoor recreation resource users.

environmental behaviors and attitudes (Cordell ). NSRE sampling is population-based occurring across both rural and urban areas of the country and includes all activity participation whether on public or private land and water.

Historical outdoor recreation trends. Choices for outdoor recreation today are different from choices made by. The authors reviewed scientific articles published between and on the effects of recreation on a variety of animal species across all.

that outdoor recreation is the second leading cause (Losos et al. ). Recreational Impacts and Wildlife Responses Outdoor recreation has the potential to affect wildlife at the level of the: individual, population, and community. There are four primary ways by which outdoor recreational activities can impact wildlife.

1) harvest, 2) habitat modification, 3) pollution, and 4) disturbance (Knight and Cole.outdoor recreation occurs “in the natural and cultural landscape to gain well-be-ing and nature experiences without an involvement of competition” (Regeringen, ).

The concept of outdoor recreation from a Scandinavian cultural perspec-tive originates from the term ‘friluftsliv,’ a term adopted by Mistra for the purpos-es of this paper.OUTDOOR RECREATION ENRICHMENT FOR A LIFETIME 4TH EDITION KATHLEEN A. CORDES Professor Emerita, San Diego Miramar College environmental studies curriculum of the Na-tional Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).

to avoid duplicating other books on outdoor recreation. This book attempts to look at out.