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Title: Wilderness visitor experiences: Progress in research and management; 2011 April 4-7; Missoula, MT
Author: Cole, David N.
Source: Proc. RMRS-P-66. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 219 p.
- Wilderness visitor experiences: Lessons from 50 years of research
Cole, David N.; Williams, Daniel R.
- Continued wilderness participation: Experience and identity as long-term relational phenomena
Brooks, Jeffrey J.; Williams, Daniel R.
- Immediate conscious experience in wilderness: A phenomenological investigation
Hall, Troy E.; Cole, David N.
- Visitors' conceptualizations of wilderness experiences
Seekamp, Erin; Hall, Troy; Cole, David
- Naturalness, privacy, and restorative experiences in wilderness: An integrative model
Hammitt, William E.
- Wilderness experiences as sanctuary and refuge from society
Borrie, William T.; Meyer, Angela M.; Foster, Ian M.
- The effect of use density and length of stay on visitor experience in wilderness
Cole, David N.; Hall, Troy E.
- Wilderness experience quality: Effects of use density depend on how experience is conceived
Cole, David N.; Hall, Troy E.
- The impact of technology on the wilderness experience: A review of common themes and approaches in three bodies of literature
- The influence of hand-held information and communication technology on visitor perceptions of risk and risk-related behavior
Martin, Steven R.; Pope, Kristen
- Wilderness experience programs: A state-of-the-knowledge summary
Dawson, Chad P.; Russell, Keith C.
- Wilderness at arm's length: On the outside looking in at special provisions in wilderness
Watson, Alan E.
- The challenges and related strategies of planning for wilderness experiences
- Humans apart from nature? Wilderness experience and the Wilderness Act
- Frameworks for defining and managing the wilderness experience
Manning, Robert E.
- Potential roles of research in enhancing the performance of management in securing high quality visitor experiences in wilderness
McCool, Stephen F.
- Research needs for a better understanding of wilderness visitor experiences
McCool, Stephen F.; Dawson, Chad P.
- Managing for wilderness experiences in the 21st Century: Responding to the recent wilderness critique
Roggenbuck, Joseph W.
- Research to create public memory of wilderness
- Imagining wilderness
Dustin, Daniel; Rose, Jeff; Cachelin, Adrienne; Shooter, Wynn; Schumann, Scott
Description: The workshop was convened to celebrate and review 50 years of research on wilderness visitor experience and its influence on wilderness stewardship. These proceedings are organized in three sections. The first section contains 12 papers that review literature or describe empirical research about wilderness visitor experiences. The second section provides three papers on management frameworks and the perspectives of planners and managers. The third section consists of five papers on wilderness experiences and the future.
Keywords: management frameworks, recreation management, research methods, solitude, technology, visitor density, wilderness experience
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Cole, David N., comp. 2012. Wilderness visitor experiences: Progress in research and management; 2011 April 4-7; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-66. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 219 p.
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