One of the most explosive social forces of modern-day society
is the phenomenon of urban intrusion into predominantly rural areas.
The recentness of this "explosion" has not yet allowed for a crystallization
of conceptual clearity as to just where this sector or
zone, which has come to be known as...
Presented in this thesis are the results of a recreation survey
which was carried out in the Diamond Lake and upper Rogue River
area of Oregon, during the summer of 1961, by use of interview-type
questionnaires. A total of 400 questionnaires were completed
in the Diamond Lake Campground and Picnic...
The increased use of outdoor recreation as a part of the
American way of life has focused attention on the diminishing ratio
of suitable land available to meet the recreational demands. In
Oregon, where the demand is greatest, there is still ample undeveloped
land for recreation use. There exists, therefore...
One of the most serious problems confronting modern America
is the efficient and rational utilization of the recreation resource base,
not only in terms of present demands and needs, but future as well.
The resource manager, in the past, has had few guidelines from
which to determine the type and...
Local property-owning residents maintain high levels of interest
and awareness regarding a neighboring natural resource complex.
Factors, however, such as proximity, personal interests, use patterns
and economic considerations cause local inhabitants to have an
inaccurate perception of the natural resource complex. The nature
of local resident perception can be analyzed...