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    Author(s): David W. Lime
    Date: 1972
    Source: Research Note NC-142. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    The impact of "large" parties in the BWCA is discussed in terms of their effect on the resource and on the experience of other visitors. The amount of use by large groups and the visitors most likely to be affected by a reduction in party size limit are described.

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    Citation

    Lime, David W. 1972. Large Groups in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area - Their Numbers, Characteristics, and Impact. Research Note NC-142. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    wilderness, management, overuse, visitor-experiences, resource quality

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