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Title: This document is contained within the Visitor Use Management Toolbox on Wilderness.net. Since other related resources found in this toolbox may be of interest, you can visit this toolbox by visiting the following URL:


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This document is contained within the Visitor Use
Management Toolbox on Wilderness.net. Since other
related resources found in this toolbox may be of
interest, you can visit this toolbox by visiting
the following URL http//www.wilderness.net/index
.cfm?fusetoolboxessecvum. All toolboxes are
products of the Arthur Carhart National
Wilderness Training Center.
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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Visitor Use Management in Wilderness
  • April 25-29, 2005
  • Missoula, MT

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits Objectives
  • Overview
  • Uses
  • Key components and options
  • Benefits, trade-offs, costs
  • Resources and examples

4
Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Overview
  • A mandatory, non-limited registration or permit
    system is used to count visitors and identify use
    patterns and characteristics
  • Requires compliance checks for accurate data

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Uses
  • Visits
  • Dates of entry/exit
  • Group size
  • Type of use/method of travel
  • Origin of use
  • Length of stay
  • Travel routes and destinations

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Key components
  • Visitor required to register/obtain permit
  • Amount of information constrained by form
  • An information and education tool
  • A use estimation process and/or use management
    tool

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Options issuing or sign-in
  • Self-issue (office, trailhead, entrance station)
  • Office issue (in person, web, phone, commercial
    service provider)
  • Fee or no fee
  • Day use, overnight use, or both

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Options types of data collected
  • A. Use data (visits, groups size, travel method,
    dates, origin, length of stay)
  • ________________________________________
  • B. Travel routes and destinations
  • ________________________________________
  • C. Visitor characteristics (demographic info.,
    frequency of visits, reasons for visiting,
    perceptions of management, etc.)

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Benefits
  • Accurate use data (visits, groups size, travel
    method, dates, origin) with compliance checking
    and system maintenance
  • Combination of day/overnight systems possible
  • Information and education tool (regs., LNT)
  • Unrestricted visitor use
  • Moderate cost to management
  • (after start-up)

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Trade-offs
  • Accuracy of data dependent on compliance checks
    and system maintenance
  • Less accurate for travel routes, destinations,
    length of stay or visitor characteristics data
    (without exit survey or follow-up sampling)
  • Self-issue reduces benefits of information and
    education tool
  • Unrestricted visitor use
  • Moderate cost to management

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Costs
  • Permit/registration forms
  • Self-issue stations (information boards, deposit
    boxes, posters, etc.) or office issue staff
  • System maintenance
  • System compliance checking
  • Data analysis and reporting

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Ideas/Tips
  • Clearly explain why its necessary and what it is
  • Utilize volunteers for issuance, collection and
    data analysis
  • Utilize other staff to help maintain self-issue
    stations
  • Network with other wilderness managers to learn
    from their experiences
  • Pool printing orders to reduce costs

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Monitoring Visitor Use Non-limited Registration
and Permits
  • Resources and Examples
  • Wilderness Recreation Use Estimation A Handbook
    of Methods and Systems httpwww.leopold.wilderness
    .net/
  • Black Elk Wilderness example (in notebook)
  • Anaconda-Pintlar Wilderness example

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