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    Author(s): David N. Cole
    Date: 1989
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-265. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 131 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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    Describes low-impact practices that can contribute to minimizing problems resulting from recreational use of wilderness and backcountry. Each practice is described and information is provided on such subjects as rationale for the practice, importance, and costs to visitors. Practices that may be counter-productive are described, as are important research gaps.

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    Cole, David N. 1989. Low-impact recreational practices for wilderness and backcountry. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-265. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 131 p.

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    no trace, minimum impact, recreation, visitor behavior

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