published Dec 2020
USDA Forest Service
Humans and wildlife interact in multifaceted ways on public lands with both positive and negative outcomes for each group. When managed well, wildlife-based tourism and other forms of recreation can benefit conservation goals.
published May 2021
Winter Wildlands Alliance
Regardless of our intentions, many species perceive humans as a threat and respond accordingly. In general, animals respond to threats by first increasing vigilance (time spent looking around versus foraging), and running away if the threat is perceived to be imminent.
published Jun 2017
Winter recreation is a rapidly growing activity, and advances in technology make it possible for
increasing numbers of people to access remote backcountry terrain. Increased winter recreation may
lead to more frequent conflict between recreationists, as well as greater potential disturbance to wildlife.
published May 2019
The Oklawaha Greenway extensions will create connectivity between parks, municipalities, and destinations through an accessible, continuous greenway that serves as a walking and biking spine for future greenway growth and connections within Henderson County.
published Mar 2021
The purpose of the Lower Saluda Greenway, a proposed 10.5-mile multi-use paved path along the north side of the Lower Saluda River, is to increase safe access to nearby parks, trails, and destinations, aid in short-trip multimodal travel, and increase regional connectivity and unity between the Lexington and Irmo areas with the communities of Columbia, West Columbia, and Cayce.
published Feb 2021
KOA Corporation, A Lochner Company
The City of Pasadena's Bikeways Analysis and Feasibility Study builds on the outreach and feedback received during the development of the City's Bicycle Transportation Action Plan.
published May 2023
Study shows completion of the Massachusetts Central Rail Trail System would bring significant health and economic benefits to the commonwealth.
published Feb 2021
This study has been conducted in response to the imperative offered by the JEDI Task Force.
published Feb 2023
Continental Divide Trail Coalition
The primary goal of this study was to understand who uses the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), how they use it, their preferences, and the economic impact of the CDT in the region. Additional data were also collected regarding protecting public lands and using the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado.
published Mar 2008
Off-road vehicles can have a substantial impact on the experience of other non-motorized visitors on trails that are shared or even on adjacent forest or park settings.