An Introduction to Park Management, 4th ed.

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The fourth edition of An Introduction to Park Management explores the responsibilities of staff and the problems and challenges associated with managing parks in the 21st century. With particular attention given to the structure of park organizations, planning, decision making, and politics that ultimately influence the way parks are managed, this book provides an overview of parks and park management.

It addresses the multitude of park administrative functions, such as organizational structures, park policies, laws and risk management, funding, and personnel. Further, it provides information on resource planning and management of the resources through citizen involvement, planning, facilities, and environmental management issues; overviews visitor use issues and protection of parks; and provides a broad overview and examples of sustainable practices in park management.

The authors have taught in higher education, conducted park and recreation master planning, and have instructed survival skills in activities courses, among other professional experiences.

This book is intended for students who may have an interest in becoming employed in the parks profession.