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dc.contributor.advisorGimblett, H. Randalen_US
dc.contributor.authorKaufman, Andrew Jay, 1963-
dc.creatorKaufman, Andrew Jay, 1963-en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-16T09:33:24Z
dc.date.available2013-05-16T09:33:24Z
dc.date.issued1998en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/291621
dc.description.abstractPublic land agencies are mandated to incorporate Ecosystem Management practices into forest planning and management. The human dimensions of Ecosystem Management, including recreation and amenity uses of forest lands constitute a critical component associated with management decisions. Recently, research has extended the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) concept of experience based management, to one of Benefits Based Management (BBM). This Research presents results of a study on the Dixie National Forest to examine and test some components of the BBM concept as a means of improving recreation planning and management. This study utilized an on-site survey targeted to capture visitors knowledge about beneficial outcomes: expectations, desirability, acquisition and maintenance. Results of this study reveal that visitors could articulate these types of beneficial outcomes; indicating this type of research can assist in formulating design and management strategies for forest lands through the objectives incorporated in the human dimension of Ecosystem Management.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.subjectLandscape Architecture.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture, Forestry and Wildlife.en_US
dc.subjectRecreation.en_US
dc.titleAn exploration of perceived benefits of recreation in the Pine Valley District of the Dixie National Foresten_US
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dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
dc.identifier.proquest1389294en_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineRenewable Natural Resourcesen_US
thesis.degree.nameM.L.A.en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b38555554en_US
refterms.dateFOA2018-06-19T08:49:26Z
html.description.abstractPublic land agencies are mandated to incorporate Ecosystem Management practices into forest planning and management. The human dimensions of Ecosystem Management, including recreation and amenity uses of forest lands constitute a critical component associated with management decisions. Recently, research has extended the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum (ROS) concept of experience based management, to one of Benefits Based Management (BBM). This Research presents results of a study on the Dixie National Forest to examine and test some components of the BBM concept as a means of improving recreation planning and management. This study utilized an on-site survey targeted to capture visitors knowledge about beneficial outcomes: expectations, desirability, acquisition and maintenance. Results of this study reveal that visitors could articulate these types of beneficial outcomes; indicating this type of research can assist in formulating design and management strategies for forest lands through the objectives incorporated in the human dimension of Ecosystem Management.


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