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Recreation and Tourism Projects

NIFA funds research projects on natural resource-based recreation and tourism to enhance community resilience and reduce economic vulnerability.  The following are selected examples of NIFA-funded recreation and tourism projects. Clicking on the “Abstract” link will open the associated information in the CRIS database.

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Location

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Abstract

0200209

Colorado Canyon NCA User Study Phase Ii

Lee, M.

School Of Forestry
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

Abstract

0193090

The Effectiveness Of Land-Use Planning In Rapidly Growing Rural Communities

Smith, M. D.

Humboldt State Univ
Arcata, California 95521

Abstract

0186456

Toward A Modified Rural Focus For California Planning And Design

Maccannell, E. D.

Environmental Design
Univ Of California Davis, California 95616

Abstract

0196742

Maximizing Protection Of Ecological, Agricultural, And Community Values At The Rural-Urban Fringe

Theobald, D. M.

Natural Resource Ecology Lab
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523

Abstract

0196849

Economic Well-Being In Rural Areas Experiencing Amenity-Related Demographic Change

Hunter, L. M.

University Of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado 80309

Abstract

0198288

Economic, Environmental And Fiscal Impact Analysis Of Agriculture, Natural Resources And Amenity-Based Services In Florida

Hodges, A. W.

Food And Resource Economics
University Of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32610

Abstract

0187066

Integrated Social, Economic, And Fiscal Models For Rural Idaho

Taylor, R. G.

Agri Economics & Rural Sociol
Univ Of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Abstract

0167824

Monitoring Recreation & Tourism Use In Id Forest Lands & Timber-Dependent Rural Communities

Fazio, J. R.

Resource Recreation & Tourism
Univ Of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83843

Abstract

0201223

Market Segmentation Analysis In The Development Of Public Recreation And Ecotourism Opportunities

Carver, A. D.

Forestry
Southern Illinois Univ
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Abstract

0177601

Enhancing Rural Economies Through Comprehensive Extension, Research And Partnering Approaches

Moser, C.

Agricultural Economics
Michigan State Univ
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Abstract

0194085

Recreation And Tourism: Demand And Economic Impacts

Stynes, D.

Dept. Of Community, Agriculture, Recreation & Resource Studies
Michigan State Univ
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Abstract

0189121

Integrating Interpretation, Heritage And Community With Tourism Development & Resource Management: Maritime/Coastal Focus

Vander Stoep, G.

Dept. Of Community, Agriculture, Recreation & Resource Studies
Michigan State Univ
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Abstract

0099515

Travel, Tourism And Recreation Resource Center

Holecek, D.

Dept. Of Community, Agriculture, Recreation & Resource Studies
Michigan State Univ
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Abstract

0197096

Tourism And Community Perceptions Near Mount St. Helens , Washington

Baker, R. G.

St Cloud State University
720 4th Avenue South
St Cloud, Minnesota 56301

Abstract

0185931

Natural Resource Management For Livelihood And Lifestyle Goals In Minnesota Communities

Nelson, K. C.

Forest Resources
Univ Of Minnesota
St Pau , Minnesota 55108

Abstract

0189970

Economic Impacts Of Travel And Tourism In Missouri

Kaylen, M. S.

Social Sciences
University Of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri 65211

Abstract

0193899

The Role Of Nature Based Tourism In Natural Resource Planning And Management In Forest Ecosystems

Moisey, R. N.

College Of Forestry And Conservation
University Of Montana
Missoula, Montana 59812

Abstract

0199764

Data Analysis For The Social And Economic Benefits Of The Nine Ontario Living Legacy Signature Sites

Rollins, K.

Resource Economics
University Of Nevada
Reno, Nevada 89557

Abstract

0190202

Rural Economic Development: Alternatives In The New Competitive Environment

Manalo, A. B.

Resource Economics
University Of New Hampshire
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

Abstract

0194107

Institutional Innovation In Natural Resource-Based Sectors

Wolf, S. A.

Natural Resources
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Abstract

0198004

Human Dimensions Inquiry To Improve Community-Based Wildlife And Natural Resources Management

Knuth, B. A.

Natural Resources
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Abstract

0197767

Transition Between Forest Management & Southern Rural Communities Especially Those At The Wildland-Urban Interface & Minority Communities.

Cordell, H. K.

Forestry Science Lab - Athens , Ga
Usda Forest Service
200 Weaver Blvd., Po Box 2680
Asheville, North Carolina 28802

Abstract

0191095

Resource-Based Tourism As A Rural Development Program

Schroeder, T. D.

Univ Of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201

Abstract

0188588

Development Of Information To Evaluate Customer Requirements For Recreation Facilities And Services In The Corps Of Engineers,Tulsa District

Caneday, L. M.

College Of Education
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

Abstract

0189125

Tourism Shopping: Do Retailing Strategies Fit Consumers' Expectations?

Yu, H.

Human Environmental Sciences
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

Abstract

0190104

The Effect Of Local Land Use Regulations On Farmland Retention

Wu, J. J.

Agricultural And Resource Economics
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Abstract

0203892

How Do Location Decisions Of Firms And Households Affect Economic Development In Rural America ?

Wu, J.

Agricultural And Resource Economics
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Abstract

0203926

Frontiers In Resource And Rural Economics: Rural-Urban Interplay And Nature-Human Interactions

Wu, J.

Agricultural And Resource Economics
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Abstract

0174120

Valid Economic Measures Of Amenity Values

Swallow, S. K.

Resource Economics
University Of Rhode Island
19 Woodward Hall 9 East Alumni Avenue
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

Abstract

0200562

Rural Community And Quality Of Life Development: Training, Consultation And Assessments In Parks And Recreation

Wright, B. A.

Parks, Recreation And Tourism Management
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina 29634

Abstract

0203053

Providing Multiple Products From Tennessee Forests: An Economic And Policy Assessment.

Hodges, D. G.

Forestry Fisheries & Wildlife
University Of Tennessee
569 Dabne Hall
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

Abstract

0196794

Preserving Rural Landscapes And Agri. Activity In Semi-Arid Urban Fringe Environ: Sustainability As A Potential Conflict Resolution Strategy

Johnson, S. ,.

Southwest Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Abstract

0191640

Develop Strategic Tourism Planning Modules And Processes: Create Longitudinal Databases And Monitor Tourism Impacts At The Community Level

Jamal, T.

Recreation, Parks & Tourism
Texas A&M Univ
College Station, Texas 77843

Abstract

0084763

Social Change And Well-Being In Amenity-Growth Rural Communities: The Role Of Seasonal And Episodic Residents

Krannich, R. S.

Sociology Soc Work & Anthrop
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322

Abstract

0197697

Resource-Based Rural Development: Dimensions Of Economic And Social Capital In The Transitions From Timber To Tourism

Kuentzel, W. F.

School Of Natural Resources
University Of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont 05405

Abstract

0184502

The Economic Value Of Preserving Natural Amenities In Remote Areas: Lake Shore

Provencher, R. W.

Agri And Applied Economics
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0193260

Amenity-Based Development, Social Well-Being, And Landscape Change

Field, D. R.

Forest Ecology & Management
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0199055

The Influence Of Amenities And Proximate Population Concentrations On Population And Economic Growth In The Rural United States

Hammer, R.

Rural Sociology
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0205702

Community Perceptions Of Social And Ecological Change: A Cross-National Comparison

Hammer, R. B.

Rural Sociology
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0196766

Amenities And Rural Community Development: Theory, Methods And Public Policy

Green, G. P.

Rural Sociology
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0186430

The Impact Of Forest Use On Rural Economic Development

Marcouiller, D. W.

Urban And Regional Planning
Univ Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Abstract

0204424

Factors Affecting Conservation Easements For Rural Land Preservation: Agri. Production And Amenity Preservation Through Emerging Markets

Bastian, C. T.

Agricultural And Applied Economics
University Of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming 82071

Abstract

0204132

Sustainable Rural Communities - UAF Extension Outreach For Alaska

Gorman, R. F.

Alaska Cooperative Extension Service Fairbanks, Alaska

0195970

GIS-Based Spatial Modeling Applied To Land Resource Management

Grunwald, S.

University Of Florida Gainesville, Florida

0182555

Understanding The Benefits Of Nature-Based Tourism And Recreation In Florida

Stein, T. V.

University Of Florida Gainesville, Florida

0201049

A New Vanilla Industry As A Community Development Engine

Reddekopp, J.

Hawaiian Vanilla Co., Inc. Paauilo, Hawaii

0205687

The Birds Of The Cimarron National Grasslands

Cable, T. C.

Kansas State Univ Manhattan, Kansas

0206885

Quantifying Recreational Amenities As A Means Of Ecologically Sustaining Small And Medium-Sized Farm And Ranch Profitability

Brester, G. W.

Montana State University Bozeman, Montana

0157318

Conservation And Sustainable Development Research Training Group

Fahey, T. J.

Cornell University Ithaca, New York

0207304

Statewide Inventory And Potentional Development Of Agritourism Businesses In Oklahoma

Qu, H.

Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma

0189253

Environmental Socialization: The Key To Understanding The Diversity Of Interests, Uses And Concerns For Natural Environments

Bixler, R. D.

Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina

0179371

Sustaining Texas' Quail Heritage In The Southern Great Plains

Rollins, D.

Texas A&M Univ College Station, Texas

0203478

Planning And Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Interpretive Products

Smaldone, D.

West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia

0208312

The Causes And Consequences Of Tourism And Amenity-Based Development On Forest-Based Communities And Ecosystems

Selin, S.

West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia

0206012

Identification And Evaluation Of Forest-Based Ecotourism Area Using Analytical Hierarchy Process And Geographic Information Systems

Deng, J.

West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia

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