Economic Impacts of LSSF to Recreation. Objectives. Estimate changes in economic impacts to private whitewater boaters, anglers, and river concessionaires due to LSSF Gain a comprehensive understanding of economic impacts of Colorado River and Glen Canyon Dam to local economy
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Economic Impacts of LSSF to Recreation
1.) All sixteen rafting concessionaires operating in the Grand
Canyon and in Lee’s Ferry
2.) The two main angling concessionaires in Lee’s Ferry,
including three private guides associated with these two
1.) Multiple representatives of GCPBA
2.) Private anglers at Lee’s Ferry and local angling guides
3.) Fly shops in Lee’s Ferry and Flagstaff
1.) Park officials
2.) Grand Canyon River Guides
All results contribute to new understandings of
the recreation-based economies dependent upon
the existing ecosystem.
The results can be used in the Adaptive
Management Program to optimally balance
ecosystem function with sustainable development.
Thanks to: Ruth Lambert of GCMRCMark Grisham of GCROA
Tom Martin of GCPBADr. Yeon-Su Kim of NAU