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Unstaffed trail registration compliance in a backcountry recreation area.Author(s): Earl C. Leatherberry; David W. Lime
Source: Research Paper NC-214. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionPresents findings from a study in Michigan's Upper Peninsula to evaluate the effectiveness of unstaffed trail registration stations to obtain recreation use information. Two registration approaches were evaluated: (1) self-issued voluntary registration form, and (2) self-issued mandatory registration form. The paper also cites factors influencing registration compliance and gives implications for management.
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CitationLeatherberry, Earl C.; Lime, David W. 1981. Unstaffed trail registration compliance in a backcountry recreation area. Research Paper NC-214. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsself-registration, recreation use management, remote sensing
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