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This paper summarizes findings from a detailed study of the processes employed by four leading wilderness therapy programs focusing on how wilderness therapy works, the kinds of behavioral problems to which it is commonly applied, expected outcomes and the role of wilderness in the intervention and…
Author(s): Keith C. Russell, John C. Hendee, Dianne Phillips-Miller
Keywords: wilderness, therapy, behavior, addiction, adolescents, outcomes, treatment, psychological aspects, observation, NUD, IST, models, coding, inductive approach
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. 207-217
Year: 2000
This research used descriptive information collected in visitor studies conducted between 1990 and 1992 in eight different wildernesses around the United States to evaluate behaviors and preferences of wilderness visitors regarding cookstoves and camping away from lakes. The majority of visitors…
Author(s): Neal A. Christensen, David N. Cole
Keywords: wilderness, visitors, behavior, preferences, camping, campfires, Leave No Trace (LNT)
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 77-85
Year: 2000
Despite widespread efforts to minimize resource impacts, a number of remote areas continue to suffer from poor backcountry practices. Research to evaluate the effectiveness of low-impact communication strategies as they relate to recall of messages (Cole and others 1997) measured whether or not…
Author(s): James A. Harding, William T. Borrie, David N. Cole
Keywords: wilderness, outdoor recreation, behavior, resource impacts, information, communication strategies, Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA), Signal Detection Theory
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 198-202
Year: 2000
This study examined students’ attitudes toward the impact monster and the good guy roles in the impact monster skit and determined if attitudes differed by gender and grade level. In addition, differences in high- and low-involvement with the skit were analyzed. The impact monster skit is a popular…
Author(s): William W. Hendricks
Keywords: wilderness, attitudes, behavior, education programs, impact monster
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 203-207
Year: 2000
Attempts to influence the behavior of wilderness visitors through the use of information are limited by the visitors’ reception of that information. This study examined the information gathering behavior of wilderness visitors and the effect of different information collection styles on visitors’…
Author(s): Roy Ramthun, Lynda Kersey, Jim Rogers
Keywords: wilderness, visitors, attitudes, behavior, knowledge, impacts, Leave No Trace (LNT), information sources, market segmentation, Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area, Virginia
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 217-220
Year: 2000
Most parks are interested in conveying hiking safety and minimum impact techniques to visitors. At Grand Canyon National Park, providing such information to more than 2000 day use hikers per day has been a longstanding concern whose effort has increased in intensity over the past decade. This study…
Author(s): William Stewart, David N. Cole, Robert E. Manning, William Valliere, Jonathan Taylor, Martha Lee
Keywords: wilderness, attitudes, behavior, knowledge, minimum impact, information campaigns, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 221-225
Year: 2000
Many scientists, managers and advocates for wilderness consider education key to promoting appreciation and understanding of the cultural, environmental and experiential values of wilderness. Despite the large variety and diversity of wilderness information and education techniques, little research…
Author(s): Kari Gunderson, Christopher V. Barns, William W. Hendricks, Leo H. McAvoy
Keywords: wilderness, environmental education, responsible environmental behavior (REB), values, knowledge, attitudes, behavior
Source: In: Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 4: Wilderness visitors, experiences, and visitor management; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-15-VOL-4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station: 253-259
Year: 2000
Current research on severe fire interactions with the atmosphere focuses largely on examination of correlations between fire growth and various atmospheric properties, and on the development of indices based on these correlations. The author proposes that progress requires understanding the physics…
Author(s): Brian E. Potter
Keywords: fire weather, behavior, plume-dominated fire, blowup fire
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire 11:247-255
Year: 2002
This proceeding contains contributions from each author or group of authors who presented their current research at the bark beetle genetics workshop held 17-18 July 1998 on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, wisconsin, USA. This was the second meeting on this subject; the first…
Author(s): Robert A. Haack, Therese M. Poland, Jian Wu, Hui Ye
Keywords: Scolytidae, molecular genetics, genetic variation, behavior, pheromones, natural enemies, host selection, population dynamics, phylogeny, systematics
Source: Proceedings of a workshop on bark beetle genetics: current status of research; 1998 July 17-18; Madison, WI. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-466. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 63 p.
Year: 1999
I studied relative abundances, foraging behavior, and foraging habitats of Nuttall's Woodpeckers (Picoides nuttallii# at three California locations. Population sizes at two areas in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada were larger than the population in the Tehachapi Mountains. These differences were…
Author(s): William M. Block
Keywords: Picoides nuttallii, woodpeckers, foraging, behavior, habitat, California
Source: The Auk. 108(2): 303-317..
Year: 1991
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