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An exploratory study of OHV riders in New York State: findings and implications for managementAuthor(s): Jennifer Baker; Rudy M. Schuster; H. Ken Cordell
Source: In: LeBlanc, Cherie; Vogt, Christine, comps. Proceedings of the 2007 northeastern recreation research symposium; 2007 April 15-17; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-23. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 216-222.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionObjectives of this study were to determine demographic and experience characteristics of OHV riders, examine their motivations and resource attribute preferences, and to investigate the correlation between preferences and support for management actions and perception of potential problems. Findings showed that information and parking, rules and signs, and the natural setting were the most important resource attributes for riders. Riders were aware of potential problems related to the activity and supported all the management actions described. Management implications of these findings are briefly discussed.
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CitationBaker, Jennifer; Schuster, Rudy M.; Cordell, H. Ken. 2008. An exploratory study of OHV riders in New York State: findings and implications for management. In: LeBlanc, Cherie; Vogt, Christine, comps. Proceedings of the 2007 northeastern recreation research symposium; 2007 April 15-17; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-23. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 216-222.
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