Outdoor Recreation Planning - eText
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Whether visitors or not, all citizens own public land and its associated resources...
Professional, responsive, and carefully considered planning is critical to success in developing, managing, and making accessible outdoor recreation resources.
Outdoor Recreation Planning provides guidance for defining where outdoor recreation resource management should and could be going forward and sound advice, principles, and approaches for identifying pathways for getting there.
Responsive outdoor recreation resource planning must actively and interactively engage, early and often, the stakeholders, citizens, and others the planning organization is working to serve. Considered planning will look carefully and comprehensively at the opportunities and constraints for achieving success.
Outdoor Recreation Planning is unique because it has been prepared by academics and planning practitioners working together to provide a teaching guide as well as a planning applications resource. The authors have practical experience in advising and helping to develop recreation resource planning rules and procedures and in developing master plans for public properties.
It is a must read for anyone interested in learning about protecting, managing, and planning for public outdoor recreation resources.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Overview of the Master Planning Process
Chapter 3: Recreation Resource Inventories and Studies
Chapter 4: GIS Applications
Chapter 5: Estimating Recreation Supply and Demand
Chapter 6: Collaborative Planning and Public Participation: Emerging Design and Strategy
Chapter 7: Alternatives Development and Analysis
Chapter 8: Managing the Recreation Planning Process
Chapter 9: Planning and Decision Making
Chapter 10: Plan Implementation
Chapter 11: International Perspectives
Chapter 12: Overview of the Statewide Comprehensive Recreation Planning Process
Chapter 13: Emerging Issues in Recreation Resource Planning