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Deadline for submission: April 30, 2017
While JPRA invites a broad range of topics that are related to measuring visitation to park and recreation resources and programs, the following are some areas the guest editors consider particularly relevant to this special issue:
Deadline: March 31, 2017
This special issue is focused on assessing and quantifying how both the supply of, and demand for, outdoor recreation settings and opportunities are being impacted by changing climatic conditions.
This special issue aims to extend our conceptual, empirical, and practical understanding of decision frameworks and feasible, reliable, and valid approaches to measuring visitation to recreation and park resources and participation in their programs. Submissions should appeal to managers and practitioners seeking guidance in developing systems to measure visitation, provide examples of working measurement efforts, and provide critiques of those efforts to build more robust, effective, and efficient processes.