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Packstock in wilderness: Use, impacts, monitoring, and management

Author(s):

Mitchel P. McClaran

Year:

1993

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Intermountain Forest Experiment Station

Source:

Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-301. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 33 p.

Description

Information about packstock use in wilderness in summarized. The results of a survey of managers of all wilderness areas are presented. Sections describe: the amount and composition of packstock use in wilderness, impacts associated with packstock use, methods for monitoring impacts caused by packstock, techniques for managing packstock in wilderness, examples of packstock management programs, and research needs.

Citation

McClaran, Mitchel P.; Cole, David N. 1993. Packstock in wilderness: Use, impacts, monitoring, and management. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-301. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 33 p.

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