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Proceedings of the 2006 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium


R. Burns
K., comps Robinson



Publication type:

General Technical Report - Proceedings

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station


Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-14. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 613 p.


Contains articles and posters presented at the 2006 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Contents cover tourism marketing, fish and wildlife, place meaning, leisure and gender, recreation resource allocation, nature-based tourism, methods, leisure motives, outdoor recreation management, tourism impacts, outdoor recreation among specific populations, leisure constraints, environmental attitudes and values, leisure cognition, environmental education and experimental learning, wildland-urban interface issues, and attribute evaluation and preference.

Do sport tourism events have a brand image?
Image of the United States as a travel destination: a case study of United Kingdom college students
An examination of constructs in determining behavioral intention to visit a festival among visitors with different demographic variables
A longitudinal comparison of activities and motives of Vermont trappers: 1994, 2000, and 2005
State game and wildlife area recreation use assessment: Michigan's Maple River state game area, fall 2005
A deconstruction of the I-M-L commitment segmentation of forest recreationists
The role of time in place attachment
Wilderness as a place: human dimensions of the wilderness experience
Examining the relationship of place attachment with pro-environmental intentions
The subjective experience of solitude
New England's travel and recreation markets: trends in the geographic target markets beyond 2000
Portfolio analysis of a destination's tourism "product line"
Demographic characteristics and motivations of Michigan agritourists
Understanding travel information search behaviors by levels of information technology adoption
Effectiveness of metaphoric facilitation techniques in a challenge course program on the empowerment of women participants
Exploring gender differences in information search among domestic vistors to Yellow Mountain and Guilin, PRC
Open space preservation, property value, and optimal spatial configuration
The privatization of public lands
A geographer's view on recreation: "zusammenhang," the connectedness of it all
Hiking shared-use single-track trails: a look at hikers and hunters along the Falls Lake Trail
Mountain bikes and metropolitan park districts: issues and trends identified by state parks and state park districts in Ohio
Outdoor education in the Mid-Atlantic states: an assessment of market segmentation
Recreation fees: attitudes and perceptions of Region 6 Forest Service employees in recreation positions and non-recreation positions
Stakeholders' relationships with the USDA Forest Service at the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, West Virginia
The influence of leisure resourcefulness and recreation specialization on life satisfaction among a sample of senior adults
Tourism in New England towns: a threat to the rural fabric
Watershed management and landowners' environmental perceptions
Connecting West Virginia fee-fishing businesses with the larger tourism market through the development of tourism package
Recreational use in the headwaters of the Chattooga River
Men's wilderness experience and spirituality: a qualitative study
Recreation specialization and gender: a comparison of Massachusetts freshwater anglers
The Texas saltwater angler population: a longitudinal perspective (1989-2005)
A time series approach to estimating the economic impacts of exogenous events on a local economy
Using multinomial logistic regression analysis to understand anglers willingness to substitute other fishing locations
Tourism and recreation system planning in Alberta provincial parks
Swamp tours in Louisiana post Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita
Disconnects between the enabling legislation and management planning
A recreation quality rapid assessment method for visitor capacity management
Defining wilderness with pictures: an exploratory study
Detecting vegetation change using multi-temporal aerial photographs at Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, Maine
Visitor employed photography: its potential and use in evaluating visitors' perceptions of resource impacts in trail and park settings
Gender-based motivations of non-residential birdwatchers in New York state: a qualitative study
Exploring the effects of adolescent perceptions of parenting in free time and gender on adolescent motivation in free time
An exploratory study of the outdoor recreation participation of families who have a child under sixteen
Exploring motivation for leisure-based physical activity: a case study of college students
The relationship of volunteerism to the physical activity and health of older adults in a metropolitan park setting
Building stewardship with recreation users: an approach of market segmentation to meet the goal of public-lands management
Choice modeling: public preferences for enhancing benefits from private forests in the Adirondacks
National heritage areas: examining organizational development and the role of the National Park Service as federal partner
Participatory modeling of recreation and tourism
Getting "boater" all the time: managing fishing by boat on New York city water supply reservoirs
Human ecological sources of fishing heritage and its use in and impact on coastal tourism
Quality of customer service: perceptions from guests in all-inclusive resorts in Jamaica
Residents' attitudes toward tourism development: a case study of Washington, NC
Perceived constraints by non-traditional users on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Gatineau Park: a case study of managing recreation in the wildland-urban interface
A comparison of the leisure lifestyles of Chinese and American graduate students at The Pennsylvania State University
A study of the relationships of deer hunters participation intensity and constraints
Exploraton of the aging phenomenon in Hong Kong from a leisure perspective
Perceived constraints to art museum attendance
Assessing wildlife value orientations in China: an exploration of the concepts and methodology
Changing values and the impact on land use and social networks in the northern forest region: a qualitative examination
Recreation-related perceptions of natural resource managers in the Saranac Lakes wild forest area
Appraisal of and response to social conditions in the great gulf wilderness: relationships among perceived crowding, rationalization, product shift, satisfaction, and future behavioral intentions
Identifying predictors for quality and quantity restorative character of wilderness: using events as an analysis unit
Perceptions and cognitions from an interpretive talk: comparing visitor responses to expert reviews
Environmental education and technology: using a remotely operated vehicle to connect with nature
School to community: service learning in hospitaliy and tourism
Forest certification for northern Minnesota's family forest landowners: knowledge, interest, and preferences for education
Using technology to interact with the natural environment: part ii
Community views of fuels management: are national forest local recreation users more supportive?
Source credibility and the effectiveness of firewise information
Salient value similarity, social trust, and attitudes toward wildland fire management strategies
Urban encroachment brings deviant behavior to resource recreation area
Integrative complexity of wildfire management: development of a scale
Camper choice behavior for three proximal sites
Comparative analysis of the attitudes and perceptions of three types of lake george boaters
Eastern wilderness users: perceptions from two small wilderness areas
From landscapes to soundscapes: understanding and managing natural quiet in the national parks
Motorized recreation in Pennsylvania


Burns, R.; Robinson, K., comps. 2007. Proceedings of the 2006 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-14. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 613 p.

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