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Human values and codes of behavior: Changes in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness visitors and their attitudes

Publications Posted on: April 30, 2015
A study of visitors to Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness in 1965 offered a baseline against which to evaluate how those who recreate in wilderness have changed their views of wilderness. A study of visitors to that same wilderness area in 1993 provided comparative data.

Ecological changes on campsites in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, 1979 to 1984

Publications Posted on: July 20, 2006
Twenty-two campsites in the Eagle Cap Wilderness were examined in 1979 and then reexamined in 1984 to compare the extent of ecological impacts. Of the 22 campsites, six had received low use, six moderate use, and 10 high use, Of the high-use sites, six had been closed to use in the late 1970’s by a regulation prohibiting camping within 200 ft (61 m) of lakeshores.

Trends in campsite condition: Eagle Cap Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, and Grand Canyon National Park

Publications Posted on: July 20, 2006
The overall trend in condition on established campsites was one of slight deterioration, with the most deterioration occurring in campsite area, mineral soil exposure, and tree damage. Impacts to ground cover vegetation were relatively stable. Differences in amount of impact between high-use and low-use sites generally increased over time.

Soil amendments and planting techniques : campsite restoration in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon

Publications Posted on: February 27, 2006
Results of the first three years of revegetation research on closed wilderness campsites are described. Experimental treatments involved soil scarification, an organic soil amendment (a mix of locally collected organic materials and peat moss and an inoculation of native undisturbed soil), an organic matter and composted sewage sludge treatment and surface application of commercial mulch (Bionet).