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Recreation Site Management: How to Rehabilitate a Heavily Used Campground Without Stopping Visitor Use

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Ground-cover vegetation in a heavily used campground in Idaho was reestablished and maintained through intensive cultural treatment. Good campground layout and artificial surfacing of heavy-use areas were important to this success. Costs were moderate and seem justified for sustaining recreational benefits from similar campgrounds, rather than allowing repetition of previous deterioration patterns.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Principal Recreation Resource Analyst, USDA Forest Service, Pacific NW Forest & Range Exp. Sta., Portland

Publication date: 1974-05-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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