posted Aug 14, 2020
An analysis on the value of snowmobiling to Utah’s economy, the sociodemographic composition of participants, and more.
posted May 16, 2018
Increasing numbers of equestrians on public lands require more awareness of impacts.
posted Oct 26, 2023
It’s time for the narrative to shift from urban vs. rural to a shared economic future. Bridging the economic divide between urban and rural areas will require states, regions and localities to understand and bolster the relationship between urban and rural areas in economically meaningful and strategic ways.
posted Apr 2, 2018
by Jim Schmid
In this conversational and personal account, journalist Florence Williams travels widely to track down our deep connection to the natural landscape.
posted Mar 13, 2018
Visitors and supporters often ask how the Longleaf Trace has affected the economies of the towns along the Trace.
posted Jul 28, 2020
This report summarizes some of the most prominent research related to nature and public health to help urban natural resource professionals, urban planners, architects, educators, health professionals, and community groups effectively communicate the health benefits of urban nature to their constituents.
posted Jan 19, 2018
San Bernardino County finds trails are an essential part of healthy communities.
posted Mar 6, 2019
OHV recreation is a proven financial stimulus to the tourism market with the average rider spending a minimum of $100 on a single day trip. We should encourage struggling areas to embrace OHV tourism as we have the opportunity to directly impact and benefit financial success of local businesses. We can connect rural Missouri to OHV trails, which would provide new employment and income while bringing new money to these distressed regions. OHV tourism can diversify the economy of South East Missouri and create a culture of entrepreneurship based around trail oriented business (outfitters, rentals, guides, cabins, hotels, restaurants, etc) the same way the state park industry has to several Missouri communities.