Publisher description for Wildlife and recreationists : coexistence through management and research / edited by Richard L. Knight and Kevin J. Gutzwiller.

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Wildlife and Recreationists defines and clarifies the issues surrounding the conflict between outdoor recreation and the health and well-being of wildlife and ecosystems. Contributors to the volume consider both direct and indirect effects of widlife-recreationist interactions, including: wildlife responses to disturbance, and the origins of these responses how specific recreational activities affect diverse types of wildlife the human dimensions of managing recreationists the economic importance of outdoor recreation how wildlife and recreationists might be able to coexist The book is a useful synthesis of what is known concerning wildlife and recreation. More important, it addresses both research needs and management options to minimize conflicts.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Outdoor recreation -- Environmental aspects.
Animal ecology.
Human-animal relationships.
Wildlife conservation -- Social aspects.