Economic Benefits of Wilderness

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Across America, rural economies are changing. Tourism, recreation and ecosystem services are benefiting rural communities more than extractive industries, like logging and mining. And people are visiting our wilderness areas to hunt, fish, camp, picnic, boat and hike. The Economic Benefits of Wilderness is a useful hand-out that helps explain the economic benefits of wilderness to a diverse audience.

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