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Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the following people for their contributions to the research presented in this paper: Abstract Degradation of resource and experiential quality from recreational use at the Pools of`Ohèo in Haleakalā National Park has led officials to discourage visitor use of the area. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior(More)
Yosemite National Park is one of the crown jewels of the national park system. Its remarkable convergence of natural features—the iconic Yosemite Valley, vast wilderness, ancient giant sequoias—along with its importance in environmental history—the precedent-setting establishment of the state reserve in 1864, the national park's close association with John(More)
Introduction National parks are charged with the dual and sometimes conflicting missions of providing public access while protecting park resources and the quality of visitor experiences. When public demand for use is high, this twofold mission can be daunting. Yosemite National Park may be a poster child for this issue, receiving over four million visits(More)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Parks and recreation areas are subject to multiple and sometimes competing social pressures and management objectives including demand for recreational use, preservation of resources, and protection of the quality and character of visitor experiences. Adaptive management provides an approach to study, experiment with, and if successful,(More)
authors would like to thank Don Anderson of StatDesign Consulting in Evergreen, Colorado for his assistance developing the experimental design used in this study. The authors would also like to thank Aurora Moldovanyi and Brett Kiser for there assistance in administering the study questionnaire, Charlie Jacobi and other park staff at Acadia National Park(More)
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