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Outdoor recreation in America

Author: Clayne R Jensen; Steven P Guthrie
Publisher: Champaign, Ill. [u.a.] Human Kinetics 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. edView all editions and formats
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Provides comprehensive coverage of the development, regulation and management of outdoor recreation in America. This book looks at how natural resources being used as a base for recreation can be  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clayne R Jensen; Steven P Guthrie
ISBN: 073604213X 9780736042130
OCLC Number: 1069030890
Description: X, 373 S. Ill.
Contents: PrefacePart I. The Basis for Outdoor RecreationChapter 1. Outdoor Recreation Meanings and ConceptsDefining LeisureDefining Recreation Defining Outdoor Recreation Chapter 2. History of Anglo-European Outdoor RecreationAncient History of Outdoor RecreationDevelopment of Conservation Attitudes and Land Management in the United StatesLand Preservation Gains Focus: Mid-1800sBeginning of Conservation and Management as National Policy: 1890s to Early 1900sOutdoor Recreation and Environmental Protection Flourish: 1960 to 1980Later 20th Century: The Move to Privatization and CommercializationStart of the 21st CenturyChapter 3. Benefits and Values of Outdoor RecreationBenefits of Outdoor RecreationObjectives of Outdoor Recreation Professionals Chapter 4. Participation in Outdoor RecreationRecent Participation TrendsAssessment of Trend Predictions Chapter 5. Lifestyle Trends and InfluencesPopulation Growth and Demographic ChangesDemographic Groups and Outdoor RecreationGeographic FactorsIncomeTransportation and Motorized RecreationTechnology and Media GrowthEducation Part II. Natural ResourcesChapter 6. Natural Resource Base for Outdoor RecreationLand ResourcesWater ResourcesWildlife and Plant ResourcesHistoric and Cultural ResourcesAvailability of Outdoor Recreation LandsChapter 7. Wilderness and WildlandsDevelopment of Wilderness ProtectionNational Wilderness Preservation SystemWilderness Concept TodayWilderness ManagementChapter 8. Resource Management Concepts Conservation, Preservation, and Wise UseUse ConceptsImpact and Use ConceptsEcosystem ManagementPart III. Involvement of State and Federal AgenciesChapter 9. National Park ServiceOrigin and DevelopmentNational Park Service TodayRecreation Involvement of the National Park ServiceNational Parks in Other CountriesChapter 10. USDA Forest ServiceOrigin and DevelopmentThe USDA Forest Service TodayThe National Forest SystemRecreation Resources, Facilities, and ProgramsUSDA Forest Service Employment and Volunteer OpportunitiesChapter 11. Other Federal Land Management SystemsBureau of Land ManagementU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other Federal Agencies Special Federal SystemsMiscellaneous Federal DesignationsChapter 12. Federal Water Resource ManagementArmy Corps of EngineersBureau of ReclamationTennessee Valley AuthorityNatural Resources Conservation ServiceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationEnvironmental Protection AgencyChapter 13. The Roles of State AgenciesHistory and Governing Authority State Land Management SystemsProtection, Funding, and Acquisition of Lands for State Use Sample State Agency Organizational SystemsPart IV. Local Governmental and Private Sector ImpactsChapter 14. Local Government ParticipationLegal Authorization Local Management Structures Park Development for Outdoor Recreation Chapter 15. Economic Factors in Outdoor RecreationFunding for Federal ProgramsFinancing for State and Local Programs, Facilities, and LandEconomic Concepts Economic Impact of Outdoor Recreation Chapter 16. Commercial Recreation, Private Recreation, and Nonprofit OrganizationsCommercial RecreationPrivate RecreationPrivate Nonprofit OrganizationsPart V. Human Interaction with the EnvironmentChapter 17. Resource Management ChallengesChallenges to Public LandHuman IssuesEnvironmental Resource IssuesPlanning for Ecological Sustainability and RecreationChapter 18. PlanningPrinciples of Planning Nationwide Planning State PlanningLocal and Regional PlanningSite PlanningChapter 19. Education for Outdoor RecreationProfessional Strands for Outdoor RecreationPreparing for a CareerPreparing ProfessionalsEthicsChapter 20. Environmental Quality Environmental Degradation and ProtectionPotential SolutionsAre We Progressing?Chapter 21. A Look at the FutureU.S. and World TrendsTrends in Outdoor RecreationIssues and Needs in Outdoor Recreation LeadershipFuture Leadership NeedsSummaryAppendix A. Nonprofit Organizations Involved With Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resource ProtectionAppendix B. Legislative Acts Affecting Outdoor RecreationAppendix C. Federal Financial and Technical Assistance Programs for Outdoor RecreationAppendix D. Federal Agencies Involved with Outdoor RecreationAppendix E. State Outdoor Recreation OfficesGlossaryReferencesIndexAbout the Authors
Responsibility: Clayne R. Jensen & Steven P. Guthrie.

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