Tuesday, January 28, 2014
- Thomas Treiman
Missouri Nature Centers Bring New Users to Conservation: Estimating Visits and Economic Value:
In the 1970’s the Design for Conservation ballot measure brought about a much broader approach to conservation –
- Non-game wildlife
- habitat approach
- everyone pays for conservation
Interpretive sites: All MDC Nature Centers have the same mission of helping Missourians connect with nature and conserve it too.
But MDC needs to be accountable. How best to manage those sites? Managers need up-to-date information.
How many visitors are there? What do they do? What to they think? Are the Nature Centers valuable to them?
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