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economic study of the proposed Canyonlands National Park and related recreation resources

Robert R. Edminster

economic study of the proposed Canyonlands National Park and related recreation resources

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Published by Bureau of Economic and Business Research, College of Business, University of Utah in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canyonlands National Park (Utah),
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • National parks and reserves -- West (U.S.),
    • Outdoor recreation -- Economic aspects -- West (U.S.),
    • Canyonlands National Park (Utah)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for the National Park Service, United States Dept. of the Interior, by Robert R. Edminster, Osmond L. Harline and staff members, Bureau of Economic and Business Research.
      SeriesStudies in Utah"s resources and regional development., Studies in Utah resources and regional development.
      ContributionsHarline, Osmond L., joint author., University of Utah. Bureau of Economic and Business Research., United States National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.U8 E3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 176, [80] p.
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5933009M
      LC Control Number64064115
      OCLC/WorldCa1862436

        2. National Park Service management of OHV routes is a serious concern. The Organizations are VERY concerned that the Proposal will result in several OHV routes being managed by the National Park Service (“NPS”), such as the expansion of Arches National Park into areas where there are currently existing OHV routes. He's concerned about the leasing auction happening on September The BLM is scheduled to auction off , acres of Utah land for oil and gas exploration and drilling. Located in Emery and Wayne counties, some of the proposed parcels of land are within miles of Canyonlands National Park . For instance, in Grand County, Utah—home to Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park—the local SAR team claims to be the busiest in the state with about cases a year at an annual cost of close to $, For a county of approximately 9, taxpaying residents, that’s a .


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economic study of the proposed Canyonlands National Park and related recreation resources by Robert R. Edminster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Economic study of the proposed Canyonlands National Park and related recreation resources. Salt Lake City, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, College of Business, University of Utah, (OCoLC) Edminster, Robert R.

and Harline, Osmond L., "An Economic Study of the Proposed Canyonlands National Park and Related Recreation Resources" ().Author: Robert R.

Edminster, Osmond L. Harline. An Economic Study of the Proposed Canyonlands National Park and Related Recreation Resources.

By Robert R. Edminster and Osmond L. Harline. Topics: national parks ands reserves, West, outdoor recreation, Author: Robert R. Edminster and Osmond L. Harline. The study was a ringing economic endorsement of a large national park [In hearings from the Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands] Canyonlands was compared favorably with the Grand Canyon.

Proponents defended the size of the park as the absolute minimum necessary to. Publications advanced search. Publication Type. More recently, human-caused factors such as air, noise and water pollution, as well as introduced species, have had a much greater impact on natural resources world-wide.

The undeveloped landscape of Canyonlands provides an ideal place to study how various environmental factors affect desert ecosystems, and predict what changes might be.

"The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout.

Researchers developed this study to examine the attitudes and value orientations of those people visiting the area for outdoor recreation use (e.g., climbing, hiking, off-highway vehicle riding) for a proposed national monument in the Greater Canyonlands National Park (GCNP) area in southeastern Utah (UT), United States of America (USA).

In my park there is one main biome. This biome is a desert biome. There are different types of desert biomes. There is the cold desert and the hot dessert. Hot Desert- Hot deserts are usually as in the name very hot.

Meaning temperatures can get pretty high. In these Hot and Dry Deserts you don't find many plants. Temperature ranges from 20 to. A Very Large Array: Early Federal Historic Preservation — The Antiquities Act, Mesa Verde, and the National Park Service Act (Richard West Sellars, from National Resources Journal, vol.

47 no. 2, Springreproduced with permission from the University of New Mexico School of Law). Alaska Regional Office: Division of Cultural Resources, ().

Recent Activity in Canyonlands National Park. Canyonland national park provides an exploration of a wilderness with countless canyons that is carved by the Colorado River dividing it into four districts that offers an adventurous and sightseeing environment. The island in the sky sector offers expansive views of hikes with different lengths, the needles offers a backcountry experience and the horseshoe canyon unit.

Footnotes 1 Roy A. Prewitt, The Economics of Public Recreation – An Economic Study of the Monetary Evaluation of Recreation in the National Parks (U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, ), p.

27; C. Frank Brockman, Recreational Use of Wild Lands (New York: McGraw‐Hill, ), p. 2 For example, Robert K. Davis, “The Value of Outdoor Recreation: An Economic Study.

Greater Canyonlands is large, but its size is no defense against the threats it faces. Proposed oil and gas drilling, tar sands exploration, and potash development—some of which would be within sight and sound of Canyonlands National Park—would carve up this wild landscape, harming air and water quality, fragmenting wildlife habitat, and degrading spectacular scenery.

The view apparently sparked Udall's interest in Wilson's proposal for a new national park in that area and Udall began promoting the establishment of Canyonlands National Park. In Septemberafter several years of debate, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Pub.L.

88–, which established Canyonlands National Park as a new national park. Bates Wilson became the first superintendent of the new park. The study proposed here will place S.

cryptandrus and its ability to tolerate drought into a restoration context, including an improved understanding of what populations may be best suited for increased climate variability and drought.

This improved understanding can directly inform next phase propagation efforts, including seed transfer zone. More so, jobs created by the park visitors and the parks' payrolls totalled nearly 2, in FY09, which generated a related $ million in spending, the study added.

Beyond those direct benefits of tourism and recreation in the county, there are a number of indirect benefits that contribute to Grand County's economic wellbeing, the study found.

Canyonlands National Park was established in to preserve outstanding scenic, scientific, and archaeological resources for public enjoyment. Its canyons, arches, fins, buttes, towers, and other landforms are a collection of erosional features as diverse as can be found anywhere on the.

The National Park Service proposes to amend its special regulations for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to manage the use of motor vehicles on and off park roads. The rule would require a permit to operate a motor vehicle off roads in selected locations, designate routes and areas where.

Canyonlands and nearby Arches National Park have turned the neighboring city of Moab into a thriving destination hub for tourists. Combined, these parks welcomed more than million visitors in who spent $ million in nearby communities, supported 3, local jobs and produced $ million in cumulative benefit to the local economy.

A movement to expand the park to its original vision and beyond is gaining momentum, as a coalition of local, regional and national environmental groups—including the Sierra Club, the National Resource Defense Council and the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance—have banded together as the Greater Canyonlands Coalition to lobby President Obama.

Formerly proposed national monuments. Some areas have been proposed as a national monument earlier, but are no longer listed above, because they are now designated as national monuments or are protected via a different designation, e.g.

as a national park or wilderness area in the National Wilderness Preservation System. Some reasons for keeping them in the following list might be.

Canyonlands National Park is a breathtaking sight. The photos accompanying this blog post are an indication of the unique geologic formations and natural beauty of the park. Yet it has its detractors. As a relatively new national park, founded init was created only after a long fight.

Canyonlands National Park. Odd in a way as part of the double whammy national parks not far from the doorsteps of Moab, Utah, but Canyonlands, at nearly five times the size, is the poor sister, gathering less than 40% of the attendance of Arches National don't let that fool you into thinking there's nothing special about all that land west of the Moab.

These include America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act, Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act, the proposed Canyonlands National Park expansion and Greater Canyonlands National Monument, and the Eastern Utah Public Land Initiative. These case studies not only provide a glimpse into the potential future of the Canyonlands landscape, but they also.

The original proposal for Canyonlands National Park was far greater than the acreage that finally was designated but there is still an opportunity to correct this deficiency. Counting million acres of surrounding unroaded BLM lands adjacent to it, Greater Canyonlands remains one of the largest roadless areas left in the lower 48 states.

Canyonlands National Park Natural Features The Colorado River in Cataract Canyon Canyonlands National Park preserves one of the last, relatively undisturbed areas of the Colorado Plateau, a geological province that encompasses much of the Colorado River and its tributaries.

A rock art panel known as the Great Gallery is located in Horseshoe Canyon, a small isolated unit of the Canyonlands National Park. The enigmatic, ghostlike figures painted on the canyon walls were originally thought to be 2, to 4, years old, but recent research now places their creation at 1, to 2, years ago.

As a former Canyonlands National Park ranger, Audrey Graham understands the value of expanding protection on the million acres of federal lands surrounding the remote southeastern Utah park.

As a current Grand County Council member, she also sees the benefits for the large number of businesses in Moab that depend on outdoor-related recreation. Canyonlands National Park (Canyonlands) to NPS policies, programs, and regulations.

Initially, NPS had to address the serious resource damage resulting from unrestricted, and in some places excessive, public use of the park’s backcountry, roads, and trails. These problems had to be resolved to fulfi ll the mandate of the Organic Act.

One. Now: Anyone who has visited Bozeman lately knows that it’s a prime location for new businesses and footloose entrepreneurs in the West due, in part, to its proximity to Yellowstone National Park.

Indeed, a recent economic study by Headwaters Economics found that visitors to Yellowstone generated more than $, in income to the. In the s, efforts to make those places national parks, and to establish a Canyonlands National Park, met stiff resistance from the oil and gas industry, ranchers, and Utah’s Senator Wallace F.

Bennett, who in predicted, “All commercial use and business activity would be forever banned and nearly all of southern Utah's growth would.

Canyon National Park for a total of $, Company president Joseph L. Hunt recently paid $, for acres at Photograph Gap, near Canyonlands National Park and world-renowned rock climbing at Indian Creek. A local climber had hoped to buy the land with money left to him by two deceased brothers.

“In short, the economic shortfall. Containing some of the rawest and most rugged land in the lo Canyonlands National Park, some might say, looks no different than in when Maj. John Wesley Powell first traveled through it on his Colorado River carved into three main districts, the park’s arterial heart lies at the Confluence, where the Green and Colorado rivers meet.

Permits Required for Boating in Canyonlands National Park - Canyonlands National Park (U.S. National Park Service) In order to protect this unique experience and ensure safe boating, permits are required for all overnight and single day river trips.

Governor's Office of Economic Development Health Heritage and Arts Human Resource Management natural resources recreation all payer claims database apcd brca bryce canyon national park canyonlands national park cases economy nabr natural bridges national monument.

This reservation system allows you to check availability and reserve backcountry permits in Canyonlands National Park.

Questions. Before you begin, read about backcountry permits or river permits on our website. This group proposed to the Grand County Council a study on the economic and fiscal role of public lands National Park Service-related jobs in ), we set them in the context of the larger economy for the same time (e.g., total number of jobs in County and Canyonlands National Park to the south, and Emery County and the Green River to.

Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation "Proposed Enlargement: Canyonlands National Park, A Study Report" (). The Outdoor Industry Association, a lobbying group for the powerful and lucrative outdoor-recreation industry, has been lobbying for the designation of a million-acre area surrounding Canyonlands that is the largest roadless area in the contiguous United States as a national monument.

Canyonlands National Park, Utah's second largest national park, is a primitive geological wonderland preserving hundreds of colorful canyons, buttes, fins, arches, spires and hoodoos.

The centerpiece of the park are the two great canyons carved through flat layers of sedimentary rock by the Colorado and Green rivers, which meet here in. Division of Parks and Recreation, Seriesmay contain information taken from these records.

Park development project files from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Parks and Recreation, Seriescould have further record of the development and operation of the parks and recreational areas cited in this series.As a former Canyonlands National Park ranger, Audrey Graham understands the value of expanding protection on the million acres of federal lands surrounding the remote southeastern Utah park.

As a current Grand County Council member, she also sees the benefits for the large number of businesses in Moab that depend on outdoor-related recreation. But, [ ].Canyonlands National Park, Moab, UT.

K likes. Explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries.