Motivations, Resource Attribute Preferences, and Characteristics of Off-highway Vehicle Riders in New York State

Motivations, Resource Attribute Preferences, and Characteristics of Off-highway Vehicle Riders in New York State

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OHV riding has been one of the fastest-growing outdoor recreational activities nationwide in the last ten years, and managing OHV use has become a challenge for many public land-management agencies. This study examined the motivations, resource attribute preferences, experience level, vehicle use, and demographic characteristics of Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders in New York State. This study also examined the rider's support for management actions and rider's perception of potential problems related to OHV riding. The purpose of this research is to improve management of OHV riding by providing managers with information that will aid in the development of programs, policies, and riding areas that meet the needs of OHV riders in an effective and sustainable manner.To address this, the Forest Service has developed a new Travel Management Rule to manage OHV use on national forests ... 2.2.2 Current Forest Service Policy The current Forest Service policy for OHV management is outlined in the Travel Management; Designated routes and Areas for ... Proposed directives for management (in the Forest Service Manual and Handbook) will be published for publicanbsp;...


Title:Motivations, Resource Attribute Preferences, and Characteristics of Off-highway Vehicle Riders in New York State
Author: Jennifer L. Baker
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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