• Environmental Science
  • Published 2011

Defining, Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing the Sustainability of Parks for Outdoor Recreation

@inproceedings{Manning2011DefiningMM,
  title={Defining, Measuring, Monitoring, and Managing the Sustainability of Parks for Outdoor Recreation},
  author={Robert E. Manning and William A. Valliere and Laura E. Anderson and Rebecca Stansfield McCown and P. R. Pettengill and Nathan Reigner and Steven R. Lawson and Peter Newman and Megha Budruk and Daniel Laven and Jeffrey Hallo and Logan O. Park and James Bacon and Daniel Abbe and Carena J. van Riper and Kelly A. Goonan},
  year={2011}
}
Sustainability of parks for outdoor recreation is a long-standing and increasingly urgent issue. Sustainability is an intuitively appealing concept, but it is often seen as so broad that it can be daunting to define and manage in an operational way. The purpose of this paper is to suggest that management-by-objectives frameworks used in contemporary park and outdoor recreation management can be useful in defining, measuring, monitoring, and managing the sustainability of parks for outdoor… CONTINUE READING

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