PROFILE: Wildland Recreation and Human Waste: A Review of Problems, Practices, and Concerns.

@article{Cilimburg2000PROFILEWR,
  title={PROFILE: Wildland Recreation and Human Waste: A Review of Problems, Practices, and Concerns.},
  author={Cilimburg and Monz and Kehoe},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2000},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={587-598}
}
/ Proper disposal of human waste is an important concern for the appropriate management of wildlands. This paper reviews the state of knowledge regarding pathogens and human waste disposal in dispersed backcountry recreation areas in the United States. Of concern is the impact of travelers, such as backpackers, backcountry skiers, and mountaineers, in areas where toilets are not provided. At this time, the magnitude of problems related to human waste disposal in wildlands is unclear. Aesthetics… CONTINUE READING

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