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Wild and scenic river economics

Walsh, Richard G.

Wild and scenic river economics

recreation use and preservation values

by Walsh, Richard G.

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Published by American Wilderness Alliance in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 132-141.

    Statementby Richard G. Walsh, Larry D. Sanders and John B. Loomis.
    ContributionsSanders, Larry D., Loomis, John B., American Wilderness Alliance.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14265164M

    The main objective of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of is to preserve the free-flowing nature and outstanding remarkable values of our nation’s rivers. There have been a total of rivers designated in 38 states, yet despite the wide application, little is known about the impact these designations have on regional economic growth. Exploiting a unique panel dataset of 3, counties Author: Gunnar Malm. Three Forks of the Flathead Wild & Scenic River - Float Guide Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 2/5(2).

    A boating guide to the Owyhee, Bruneau and Jarbridge rivers, three designated Wild & Scenic Rivers within Idaho, Nevada and Oregon. Managed by the BLM, the Owyhee Canyonlands are a huge and remote area of eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho and northern Nevada.5/5(3). Goals of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Stewardship Partnership Funding. Continuing to build on the momentum from the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in , groups around the country are seeking to further protect and enhance these special rivers and engage with USFS staff to ultimately reach a broader constituency.

    The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of (Public Law ), enacted by the U.S. Congress to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.. The Act is notable for safeguarding the special character of these rivers, while.   The United States National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act was created by Congress in to preserve and protect certain special rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values. The Act is notable for safeguarding the unique, wild character of many rivers across the country for the enjoyment of present and future generations.


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Economic Value from Wild and Scenic Rivers Designation and thus preservation of rivers in the NWSRS can lead to many individual and societal benefits not unlike those of designated wilderness.

Morton () summarized these benefits into seven categories as they apply to wilderness. The published empirical literature is also reviewed, focusing on the economic valuation of wild and scenic rivers. Although the empirical studies and valuation results are relatively sparse, we provide a qualitative and quantitative summary and assessment of these results and an assessment of the economic impacts of wild and scenic rivers on local : J.M.

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View the Map. A National System. In the past 50 years, we have learned—all too slowly, I think—to prize and protect God's precious gifts. Because we have, our own children and grandchildren will come to know and. Arkansas has approximat miles of river, of which miles are designated as wild & scenic—approximately 1/4 of 1% of the state's river miles.

To date, economic valuation studies have focused on individual rivers and not the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS) as a whole.

Following Morton (), we provide a brief conceptual taxonomy of onand off-site economic benefits that might be relevant to the NWSRS. These benefits include values associated with individual rivers within the NWSRS and benefits of the system.

"Tim Palmer has created a glorious book of photos, but Wild and Scenic Rivers is far more than that. Read it from cover to cover. Read it from cover to cover. All who shoulder responsibility for administering our wild and scenic rivers will find this narrative not just useful and entertaining, but also essential to.

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Each segment is highlighted to acquaint users with the rapids, boating guidelines. Every river has its own personality. The Wild and Scenic Rivers showcase a wide variety.

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