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    Author(s): J.M. Bowker; A. Askew; L. Seymour; J.P. Zhu; D. English; C.M. Starbuck
    Date: 2009
    Source: In: Zinkhan, C.; Stansell, B., eds. Southern Forest Workers: proceedings of the annual meeting; 2009. Chapel Hill, NC: The Forestland Group. 156-164.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    This study used travel cost and on-site day cost models, coupled with the Forest Service’s National Visitor Use Monitoring data, to examine the demand for and value of recreation access to designated Wilderness.

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    Bowker, J.M.; Askew, A.; Seymour, L.; Zhu, J.P.; English, D.; Starbuck, C.M. 2009. Wilderness Recreation Demand: A Comparison of Travel Cost and On-Site Cost Models. In: Zinkhan, C.; Stansell, B., eds. Southern Forest Workers: proceedings of the annual meeting; 2009. Chapel Hill, NC: The Forestland Group. 156-164.

    Keywords

    Wilderness, recreation, travel cost, on-site day cost, consumer surplus

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