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Benefits of nonfacilitated uses of wilderness

Author(s):

Joseph W. Roggenbuck
B. L. Driver

Year:

2000

Publication type:

Proceedings (P)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 3: Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33-49

Description

Using the taxonomy of personal benefits attributed to wilderness and developed for the 1985 national wilderness conference, this paper summarizes the research since published on the benefits of nonfacilitated uses of wilderness. It describes recent developments in theory and methods regarding leisure experiences and discusses the implications of these developments for understanding wilderness benefits. The paper proposes that results of research on the benefits of wilderness can facilitate an outcomefocused approach to wilderness management.

Citation

Roggenbuck, Joseph W.; Driver, B. L. 2000. Benefits of nonfacilitated uses of wilderness. In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 3: Wilderness as a place for scientific inquiry; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-3. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 33-49

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