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Title: Wilderness campsite impacts: effect of amount of use

Author: Cole, David N.

Date: 1982

Source: Res. Pap. INT-RP-284. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 34 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Subalpine lakeshore campsites were studied in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oreg. Light-use campsites had experienced almost as much alteration as moderate- and heavy-use sites. Sites set back from lakeshores had changed as much as lakeshore sites. Selected indicators of ecological change were evaluated. Implications of this research to management of wilderness campsites are discussed.

Keywords: ecological impact, campsites, wilderness management

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Cole, David N. 1982. Wilderness campsite impacts: effect of amount of use. Res. Pap. INT-RP-284. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 34 p.

 


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