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Elk viewing in Pennsylvania: an evolving eco-tourism systemAuthor(s): Bruce E. Lord; Charles H. Strauss; Michael J. Powell
Source: In: Todd, Sharon, comp., ed. 2002. Proceedings of the 2001 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-289. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 249-252.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn 1997, the Pennsylvania Game Commission established an Elk Viewing Area within Pennsylvania's elk range. The viewing area has become the focus for a developing eco-tourism system. During the four years of operation, a research team from Penn State has measured the number of visitors, their expenditure patterns, and other parameters of their visit. The trends observed during this period provide a useful insight into an evolving eco-tourism system.
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CitationLord, Bruce E.; Strauss, Charles H.; Powell, Michael J. 2002. Elk viewing in Pennsylvania: an evolving eco-tourism system. In: Todd, Sharon, comp., ed. 2002. Proceedings of the 2001 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-289. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 249-252.
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