Civic ecology recreation

Project Leaders: Marianne Krasny, Daniel Decker, Bernd Blossey, Jody Enck, Richard Stedman, and Keith G. Tidball

How might recreational activities contribute to environmental quality and community vitality? This research focuses on the outcomes of programs that integrate recreation with environmental stewardship including an undergraduate student club that combines hiking, clean-ups, and habitat restoration in campus natural areas. Ongoing research focuses on the contribution of surfers and other recreationalists to recovery post-Sandy.

Papers Under Review

  • Krasny, ME and J Delia. Campus sustainability and natural area stewardship: Student involvement in adaptive co-management. Ecology & Society.
  • Krasny, ME and J Delia. Natural area stewardship as part of campus sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production.

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