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Campsites in three western wildernesses: Proliferation and changes in condition over 12 to 16 yearsAuthor(s): David N. Cole
Source: Res. Pap. INT-463. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 15 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionChanges in the number and condition of campsites were monitored for 12 to 16 years in portions of the Lee Metcalf, Selway-Bitterroot, and Eagle Cap Wildernesses. The number of campsites increased by 53 to 123 percent, indicating that campsite impacts have increased greatly. Suggestions for reducing campsite impacts are provided.
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CitationCole, David N. 1993. Campsites in three western wildernesses: Proliferation and changes in condition over 12 to 16 years. Res. Pap. INT-RP-463. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 15 p.
Keywordsecological impacts, trends, Montana, Oregon, damage
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