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Economic benefits of managing forestry and tourism at Nimmo Bay: a public perception study and economic analysis

Author(s) or contact(s): BC Ministry of Forests
Source: Forest Practices Branch
Subject: Visual Resource Management
Series: Recreation
Other details:  Published 2003. Hardcopy is available.
 

Abstract

There were two fundamental goals in undertaking this study. To carry out a public perception survey of a back-country tourism lodge to determine the public (lodge patron) acceptance threshold for visual disturbances in the landscape. To examine the trade-offs between timber harvesting and operating a wilderness tourism lodge to determine the optimal balance of competing uses.

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