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Research Agenda - Parks

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    • Towards a Human Dimensions Research Agenda for Parks and Protected Areas R.J. Payne & Norm McIntyre School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism Lakehead University Thunder Bay, Ontario
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Overview
        • Human Dimensions in Parks & Protected Areas
        • Methods
        • Four Research Themes
        • Moving Forward
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Human Dimensions in Parks & Protected Areas
        • interdisciplinary research into human behaviours in natural environments involving researchers from both the social sciences and the humanities
        • human dimensions of wildlife, fisheries and climate change
        • builds understandings of people’s behaviours in relation to environmental management and provides knowledge for environmental managers and policy makers
        • human dimensions research also connects to universal concepts such as fairness, justice, risk, and sustainability
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Methods
        • Delphi technique
        • 30 participants from academia and parks agencies
        • 3 rounds to achieve agreement
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Themes
      • Understanding and Managing Human Use of PPAs
        • Understanding human use
          • Population change and the use of PPAs
          • Perspectives of the public, politicians and parks agency employees about PPAs
          • Deepening the understanding of human use through qualitative methods of research
        • Managing human use
          • Carrying capacity tools
          • Determining “appropriate” use
          • Servicing recreation and tourism in PPAs
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Themes
      • PPAs in Regional Context
        • Collaborative management
          • Co-management institutions
          • Roles of ENGOs and local communities
        • Regional socio-economic linkages
          • Links between social and ecological systems
          • Trans-boundary issues
          • Values and benefits of PPAs
        • Aboriginal people and PPAs
          • Cooperative strategies
          • Policy and aboriginals
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Themes
      • Management Effectiveness for PPAs
        • PPA messages
          • Evaluation of PPA messages locally, regionally and nationally
          • Roles of heritage interpretation in PPAs
        • PPA management practices
          • Zoning
          • Calculating economic impacts
          • Adaptive management and visitor management
        • Knowledge management in PPAs
          • Where do managers get information?
          • Knowledge sharing
          • Data warehousing
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Themes
      • Institutional Arrangements for PPAs
        • Developing and applying PPA policy
          • Roles of science in park policy
          • Decision making and conflict resolution
          • Forms of public participation over time
        • New forms of PPAs
          • Co-existence of public and private forms of protection
          • Roles of Nature Conservancy of Canada, private reserves
          • Historical development and implementation of the biosphere reserve idea in Canada
    • Human Dimensions Research
      • Moving Forward
        • Understanding the changing Canadian population
        • Funding human dimensions research in PPAs
        • Sharing human dimensions data, information and knowledge
        • Training human dimensions researchers