Project Reports (Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology)
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- 6Adamowicz, Wiktor
- 4Boxall, Peter C.
- 2Phillips, William E.
- 2White, William
- 1Baggs, Jennifer
- 1Jeffrey, Scott
A Socio-Economic Evaluation of Recreational Whitetail Deer and Moose Hunting in Northwestern SaskatchewanDownload
Hunting is an important recreational activity in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management estimates there were approximately 102 028 big game hunting licenses purchased for the 1992/93 hunting season, with over 95 612 participants. The big game species include Whitetail...
Recreational fishing is one of the most important recreational activities in Alberta. The report on Sports Fishing in Alberta, 1985, states that over 340,000 angling licences were purchased in the province and the total population of anglers exceeded 430,000. Approximately 5.4 million angler days...
Maintaining the abundance of wildlife and the preservation of endangered species are serious concerns to the people of Saskatchewan. In the 1991 survey \"Importance of Wildlife to Canadians\" over 80% of Saskatchewan respondents stated that these two issues are important. This same survey also...
The effective management of water resources in Alberta is crucial to sustainable agriculture, industrial development, and environmental management. The historical water allocation mechanism, administration apportionment, has been viewed in recent years as ineffective and cumbersome. Accordingly,...
This study investigates the use of hedonic pricing to identify the value of relevant production and type traits for dairy bulls in Alberta. A hedonic pricing model is estimated that models semen price as a function of individual production and longevity characteristics for a sample of Holstein...
In 1989 the Canadian forest industry shipped nearly $50 billion of forest products, generated over $3.5 billion in government revenues, and accounted for $19.5 billion of Canada's trade surplus (Forestry Canada, 1991). The forest provides the products which are used to generate trade surpluses...
The Incorporation of Nontimber Goods and Services in Integrated Resource Management. I. An Introduction to the Alberta Moose Hunting Study Interim Project ReportDownload
Although participation in recreational hunting has been declining in Alberta throughout the mid 1980s and early 1990s, participation in moose hunting appears to have remained stable until about 1990 (Figure 1). The reasons for this comparative stability and the recent decline in participation are...