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Large Groups in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area - Their Numbers, Characteristics, and ImpactAuthor(s): David W. Lime
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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DescriptionThe 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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CitationLime, 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
Keywordswilderness, management, overuse, visitor-experiences, resource quality
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