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Title: Packstock in wilderness: use, impacts, monitoring, and management

Author: McClaran, Mitchel P.; Cole, David N.

Date: 1993

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

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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.

Keywords: ecological impact, wilderness management, monitoring, grazing, working animals

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

 


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