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Undesirable behavior in forest campgroundsAuthor(s): Roger N. Clark
Source: In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 150-155.
Publication Series: Other
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionA 3-year study indicates that nuisance behaviors, law violations, vandalism, and littering in forest campgrounds are more extensive than is generally believed. All campers share responsibility for the problems. Violations occur because of ignorance of, lack of understanding, or a willingness to disregard rules. Control measures are discussed, including an incentive system utilizing monetary and nonmonetary rewards, which was used successfully to control littering in a large forest campground.
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CitationClark, Roger N. 1971. Undesirable behavior in forest campgrounds. In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 150-155.
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