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Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites

Cole, David N.

Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites

by Cole, David N.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Ogden, Utah] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Recreational use,
  • Camp sites, facilities, etc. -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid N. Cole.
    SeriesResearch paper INT -- 302.
    ContributionsIntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17828472M
    OCLC/WorldCa9404306

      “The Ultimate Outdoors Book” with 31 chapters of well researched camping and survival techniques. This guide covers everything from fire making to first aid, building shelters, winter travel and much more. “Camping & Wilderness Survival actually lives up to the hype of its subtitle/5().   The book contains more than freedom camping spots across New Zealand's North and South Islands. Here's a snippet from the intro.. We are always trying to think of ways to help you get more out of your Wilderness adventure.

    Elsewhere, Cole and his co-investigators have reported results from several long-term studies employing rapid monitoring-level ratings (Cole, , Cole and Parsons, , Cole et al., ). Monitoring of Grand Canyon National Park backcountry campsites over 20 years found campsite sizes to be stable (Cole, Foti, & Brown, ). While high-use Cited by: 7. Good times of the year to visit Disney would be Jan - mid Feb, March - May (except for the very busy Easter week) Sept. - Nov. My picks for staying at the FT. Wilderness Campground would be May or Sept. The Weather is lovely and the crowd levels are low.

      A Wilderness campsite is one that you select and set up yourself, away from any facilities, usually while BackPacking in a Wilderness. Primitive camping is usually done at a pre-determined site where there already is a tent site and fire pit, but no toilets or water available. wilderness character ” (Public Law , ). The Wilderness Act thus identifies two concerns relative to recreation impacts: (1) protection of the integrity of wilder-ness environments, and (2) protection of the quality of recreational experiences. A minimal system of trails and campsites is generally viewed as essential to support.


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Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites by Cole, David N. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites. [Ogden, Utah]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) 10 Year Wilderness Stewardship Challenge • Groundcover disturbance () • Tree damage () • Disturbed area () Process (takes a couple minutes) 1.

Census “all” campsites 2. Obtain site coordinates 3. Assess condition class (between 1 and 8) based on independent assessments of: Hybrid/Combination Options. development of methods for monitoring campsites in wilderness and other backcountry areas.

The first publication to propose a specific method for systematically monitoring campsites was ‘the Code-A-Site system (Hendee and others ). This was followed by a File Size: KB.

Desirable characteristics of a monitoring system are discussed, and existing methods evaluated. Recommendations are made for developing a system which uses the best points of existing by: This U.S. National Park Service publication describes the steps for initiating and developing a monitoring program for periodically assessing the condition of recreation sites or campsites in.

Changing conditions on wilderness campsites: Seven case stud-ies of trends over 13 to 32 years. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

99 p. Abstract This report brings together seven case studies of trends in the number and condition ofCited by: 6. The BWCA Wilderness Campsite and Portage/Trail Monitoring Report Introduction.

The human values of preserving natural environments will expand dramatically in the future as surrounding lands become increasingly modified by people.

However, these values are contingent on the effectiveness and success of our managing these irreplaceable resources. This study examined resource conditions on backcountry campsites in Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA.

In order to further the understanding of campsite impacts and to improve monitoring and. Wilderness Character Monitoring allows for the creation of a baseline and then the ability to monitor the trends on how well Wilderness is managed.

Partner groups may be involved in this process, helping to collect data. To learn more about the details of Wilderness Character Monitoring visit Moved Permanently. The document has moved here. Answers is the place to go to get the answers you need and to ask the questions you want Recreational use, Research, Wilderness areas 'Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites.

Cole, David N.: Monitoring the condition of wilderness campsites / (Ogden, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, ), also by Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah) (page images at HathiTrust).

Participation in this program provides a far more accurate and comprehensive survey of wilderness recreation sites within the MBSW. GPS technology offers wilderness managers, for the first time in the MBSW, the ability to view the locations of at least 95% of the recreation sites in the MBSW, as well as apprise their condition with greater certainty.

The Wilderness Management Research Unit was the first research institution in the United States to focus intensively on wilderness management. and maintenance than by the amount of use they receive (Helgath ). Sid Frissell developed a campsite condition monitoring technique (Frissell ) and applied it to campsites at popular.

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