Ut Wildlife Tourism 2 K6 Economic Impact D Dolsen
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Although these data are for 2006, they are the most current available for wildlife recreation-tourism, plus the annual economic contributions are in all likelihood going up, not down! These are......

Although these data are for 2006, they are the most current available for wildlife recreation-tourism, plus the annual economic contributions are in all likelihood going up, not down! These are data from Southwick & Associates, produced under contract with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, using the USFWS produced report on the 2006 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, & Wildlife-associated Recreation

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  • 1. Utah Wildlife Recreation: Participation & Economic Contributions (1996 – 2006) USFWS National Survey of Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife- Associated Recreation Presented at the 2010 Utah Tourism Conference Dana E. Dolsen, Human Dimensions Coordinator, Utah Wildlife Resources Logan, Utah
  • 2. Total 2001 – 2006 Economic Contributions of Fishing, Hunting, & Wildlife Viewing in Utah $ Billions 1.6 1.57 Utah’s Economy Ripple Effects: 1.4 Total Impacts: 1.23 1.2 1.04 1.0 $2.3 billion in 2006 2001 1 Total $2.6 billion in 2001 0.8 Impacts 2006 Fishing and Hunting – 0.6 Total $1.23 billion combined in 2006 0.4 Impacts $1.57 billion combined in 2001 0.2 Wildlife Viewing – 0 Hunt/Fish $1.0 billion in 2006 Hunt/Fish View $1.04 billion in 2001
  • 3. Days of Hunting Wildlife in Utah: Numbers in 1996 - 2006 THOUSANDS 2.5 m 2,500 2,000 1.7 m T 1,500 O U 1.4 m T U T T T 1,000 O U T A A O T NON T NON A L H NON T 500 A UT UT A UT L H A H 0 L 1996 2001 2006 Days hunted in Utah decreased by a million in 2006 vs. 2001, dropping about a third of a million days compared to 1996!
  • 4. Outdoor Recreation Participants in U.S. 2006-2008 Hunting & Shooting Sports* 1 Yr. Change (2007-08) *Outdoor Foundation 2009 Topline Report Bow 14000 1.4 mill -2.5% Handgun 1.2 mill 12000 10.7% Rifle 1 mill 10000 -2.7% Shotgun 800 k 8000 2.2% Sport Clays 600 k 6000 4.1% Trap/Skeet 4000 400 k 8.7% Handgun- 2000 Target 13.9% 200 k Rifle-Target 0 5.4% Archery 2006 2007 2008 7.7%
  • 5. Utah Hunting Expenditures: 1996 - 2006 Numbers in THOUSANDS 400000 $306.2 m $274.4 m 300000 $189.5 m 200000 100000 0 1996 2001 2006 Hunting expenditures in Utah decreased in 2006 from 2001, But still far exceeded ($85 million more) those of 1996!
  • 6. Days of Angling in Utah: 1996 - 2006 Numbers in THOUSANDS 6,000 5.2 m 5,000 3.9 m T 3.8 m 4,000 U O T 3,000 T T T A O O 2,000 H T T A A U 1,000 A U NON N NON NON L L T 0 L T UT S UT UT 1996 2001 2006 Fewer days by Utah anglers in 2006 vs. 2001, 2006 > 1996!
  • 7. Outdoor Recreation Participants in U.S. 2006-2008 Fishing Activities* *Outdoor Foundation 2009 Topline Report 1 Yr. Change (2007-08) 43,100 43,859 Fly Fishing 45000 40,331 3.2% 40000 Other 35000 Freshwater 30000 Fishing -8.0% 25000 Numbers shown in millions 20000 15000 10000 6,071 5,756 5,941 5000 0 2006 2007 2008
  • 8. Utah Angling Expenditures: 1996 - 2006 Numbers in THOUSANDS $398.3 m $376.5 m 400000 300000 $214 m 200000 100000 0 1996 2001 2006 Still $145 million more spent on angling in Utah during 2006 than in 1996; down $16 million from 2001.
  • 9. That’s the news on consumptive wildlife tourism, now let’s look at wildlife viewing!
  • 10. Outdoor Recreation Participants in U.S. 2006-08 Wildlife Viewers & Bird Watchers* 25000 22,974 24,113 *Outdoor Foundation 20,294 2009 Topline Report 20000 Numbers shown in millions 2006 Wildlife Viewers 15000 11,783 11,070 12,417 2007 Wildlife Viewers 2008 Wildlife Viewers 2006 Bird Watchers 10000 2007 Bird Watchers 2008 Bird Watchers 5000 0 Total Number
  • 11. Days of Viewing Wildlife Away from Numbers in Home in Utah: 1996 - 2006 THOUSANDS 5,000 4.4 m 4,000 2.8 m T 3.0 m 3,000 O T T U T 2,000 O A T O T L A T U NON 1,000 A U H NON A T NON L T UT UT L UT 0 1996 2001 2006 Days viewing wildlife in Utah increased from 1996 to 2001, but then returned to almost the 1996 level in 2006!
  • 12. U.S. Outdoor Recreation Participant Ages: 2009 Wildlife Viewing vs. Bird Watching* 12000 *Outdoor Foundation 10000 2009 Topline Report 8000 6000 2007 Wildlife Viewers 2008 Wildlife Viewers 4000 2007 Bird Watchers 2008 Bird Watchers 2000 0 Youth Young Adults Adults (6-17) Adults (25-44) (45+) (18-24)
  • 13. Wow! Very good participation, but the real economic benefit to Utah, is especially rural!
  • 14. Utah Viewing Trip-Related Expenditures: 1996 - 2006 Numbers in THOUSANDS 800000 $682 m $543 m 600000 400000 $236 m 200000 0 1996 2001 2006 Viewing expenditures in Utah almost tripled from 1996 in 2001 and stayed relatively high in 2006!
  • 15. Wildlife Viewing Economic Contribution An In-Depth Look at the Impact in Utah •Equipment Purchase •State Tax Revenue •Retail Sales •Jobs Generated
  • 16. Viewing Equipment Expenditures in Utah: 1996 - 2006 Numbers in THOUSANDS 500000 $404.2 m 400000 300000 $220.7 m 200000 $83.4 m 100000 0 1996 2001 2006 Viewers in 2006 spent half as much on equipment as they did in 2001, yet this is still almost three times 1996!
  • 17. 1996 - 2006 Economic Contributions of Wildlife Viewing on Utah Tax Revenues $60 million 60,000,00 Important Impacts $55 million 55,000,00 0 55.8 * $55.8 million total tax 50,000,00 $50 million 0 revenues generated in 2006; 45,000,00 $45 million 0 $18M more than 2001, more 40,000,00 0 $40 million 38.9 35,000,00 than 3 times that of 1996! 0 $35 million 29.4 30,000,00 0 $30 million * $29.4 million in Utah 25,000,00 0 sales/fuel tax was generated $25 million 20,000,00 0 15.5 in 2001; $18.7 million more $20 million 15,000,00 0 10.7 than in 1996 ($10.7 $15 million 10,000,00 0 $10 million 0 million). 5,000,000 $ 5 million 4.8 9.5 0 * $9.5 million was generated 0 in Utah income tax in 2001; 1996 2001 2006 SALES/ INC TOTAL TOTAL $4.7 million more than in FUEL OME TAX TAX TAX TAX 1996 ($4.8 million).
  • 18. 1996 - 2001 Economic Contributions of Wildlife Viewing on Utah Retail Sales 600 555.0 555.7 500 Important Impact * In both 2006 & 400 2001 Utah wildlife 1996 viewing retail sales 300 225.8 2001 generated $555 200 2006 million (+/- $1M), ~ $330M more than 100 in 1996 ($225.8 M). 0 Sales
  • 19. 1996 & 2001 Economic Contributions of Wildlife Viewing on Utah Jobs Created/Maintained 18000 16,374 Important Impact 16000 14000 * In 2006, over 10 12000 10,569 thousand Utah jobs 10000 1996 were created/sustained 8000 6,749 2001 6K less than in 2001 6000 2006 (16,374) almost 4K 4000 more jobs than in 1996 2000 0 (6,749). Jobs
  • 20. So, the sage tourism manager in Utah will look closely at taking advantage of this naturally aligned feature. Optimize your attractiveness by adding the value of wildlife recreation opportunities to your client marketing. Working together, we will bring in new clientele, as well as stretch the average length of visits. After all, what is your ROI (return on your investment) to offer great Wildlife Tourism in Utah? Wildlife is valuable to everyone!
  • 21. One touch of nature makes the whole world William Shakespeare