The Klamath Basin of Oregon and California has been the scene of extensive ecosystem
restoration activities in recent years. The need for restoration is based on changes in land
use that have adversely affected water quality and wildlife habitat. Many different kinds
of restoration projects are occurring at many different...
While many small towns today find themselves struggling in
the face of economic stagnation or decline, others must deal with
rapid growth and the threat it poses to their valued quality of life.
The small central Oregon town of Sisters offers an example of a town
whose previously declining economy...
The key to developing successful environmental interpretation is sound
planning. This paper is a discussion of the principles of environmental interpretation
and how they apply to the planning process. The Coburg Wetland is a 21 acre
reserve located on the west side of lnterstate-5 in Coburg, Oregon. The city of...
In their search for viable economic development opportunities,
many American Indian tribes have focused their
attention toward tourism development on their reservation
lands. In many cases, the greatest potential for economic
development and attracting income to the reservations lies
in tourist trade. Although tourism may not be a tribe's
Tourism has become an important factor in Oregon's and
New Zealand's economies. Both destinations are trying to
attract even more tourists. However, many other destinations
are also competing for a bigger share of the tourism market.
Tourism itself is a multi-faceted phenomenon and the travel
destination decision is of some...
Since the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18,1980, the rural communities within its shadow have experienced tremendous change. Tourism has become a highly visible and somewhat controversial component of change in the region, and its importance to local economies has increased. As a result of increased tourism development...
A new era for partnerships between the US land grant university community and the US Agency for International Development began when Title XII legislation was enacted by the US Congress in 1975. Collaborative Research Support Programs emerged as an institutional innovation for the Agency and participating universities. This study uses...