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- 24Boxall, Peter C.
- 18Adamowicz, Wiktor
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The travel cost model of recreation demand has been used to study the services provided by recreation sites for over 30 years. Numerous assessments have been made of alternative ways of implementing the travel cost model (TCM) and of its performance according to a variety of criteria. The vast...
This is the third report resulting from the study: \"A Socioeconomic Evaluation of Sportfishing Activity in Southern Alberta.\" The first report dealt with general results from the survey, while the second focused specifically on the impacts of the Oldman River Dam on recreational fishing in the...
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...
Funding for the protection of the environment has traditionally come from general tax revenues. Fish and wildlife habitat enhancement and endangered species protection are prominent examples of this phenomenon. In the past few years, however, several aspects of this situation have changed. First,...
An Economic Analysis of Recreational Fishing and Environmental Quality Changes in the Upper Oldman River BasinDownload
A Discrete Choice Travel Cost model, based on data collected from a survey of recreational anglers, was used to estimate changes in recreational fishing benefits in the Upper Oldman River region of Alberta resulting from the construction of a dam. The results show that this model is useful for...
The purpose of this study was to identify the values Saskatchewan residents place on their Woodland Caribou conservation programs. Using contingent valuation methods, individual values for maintaining caribou numbers within Millar Western-NorSask Forest Management Licence agreement area were...
A simulation model of a ranch based in Southern Alberta was developed to evaluate the on-ranch economics of adopting different grazing management strategies to improve riparian health in rangeland. Under low cost scenarios, there are positive economic incentives to adopt strategies to maintain...
Conservation auctions (CA) are typically employed to increase the provision of Ecological Goods and Services (EG&S) for achieving environmental goals. This paper examines the ability of a CA to meet an environmental target. Previous research on this topic used the number of contracts as a target...