Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Visitor Impacts

Outdoor Recreation 3811 Visitor Impacts
An examination of the principles and practices of planning and management for tourism in natural areas, with special attention to the consequences of human use activities on biophysical components, functions and processes. The course provides theoretical and applied introductions to visitor impact monitoring, assessment, evaluation and management techniques. The application of these methods is illustrated with case studies on impacts related to a variety of recreation and tourism activities, facility developments and associated tourism management operations. Although emphasis is placed on Ontario and Canadian protected areas, some international cases will form part of the course material.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Outdoor Recreation 2210, 2755

Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences