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Title: The off-road recreation vehicle—visual impacts

Author: McCool, Stephen F.;

Date: 1979

Source: In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 73-76

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: The off-road recreation vehicle (ORV) has become a major influence on the character of wild landscapes. Visual impacts resulting from ORV use are shaped not only by site-environmental variables, but also by the nature of the recreation experience users seek, The problem is further compounded by conflicts between ORV?s and other recreational uses. Solutions to ORV-induced visual impact problems will require further understanding of the specific behaviors of ORV users.

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McCool, Stephen F. 1979. The off-road recreation vehicle—visual impacts. In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 73-76

 


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