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Rice, W. L., Mateer, T. J., Reigner, N., Newman, P., Lawhon, B., & Taff, B. D. (2020). Changes in recreational behaviors of outdoor enthusiasts during the COVID-19 pandemic: analysis across urban and rural communities. Journal of Urban Ecology, 6(1), 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jue/juaa020
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Rice, W. L., Meyer, C., Lawhon, B., Taff, B. D., Mateer, T., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people recreate outdoors. Preliminary report on a national survey of outdoor enthusiasts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/prnz9
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With many indoor activities on pause or otherwise inadvisable during the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans have chosen to recreate outside.  Hiking, birdwatching, fishing and other outdoorsy pursuits are relatively safe virally speaking, and allow people to exercise and experience the mental health benefits that nature can provide. “It’s one of the few things people could do [during the pandemic],” says Ben Lawhon, the education director at Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, an organization focused on reducing human impacts to outdoor areas. “That has just created this massive spike in public lands use since March.”
Rice, W. L., Mateer, T., Taff, B. D., Lawhon, B., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). Longitudinal changes in the outdoor recreation community’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic: Final report on a three-phase national survey of outdoor enthusiasts. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/gnjcy
Stelson, L., Rice, W. L., & Taff, B. D. (2020). Managing Cultural Resources on the Alaska Peninsula. International Journal of Wilderness, 26(2), 70–85.
Rice, W. L., Mateer, T., Taff, B. D., Lawhon, B., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). Longitudinal changes in the outdoor recreation community’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic: Final report on a three-phase national survey of outdoor enthusiasts. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/gnjcy
Rice, W. L., Meyer, C., Lawhon, B., Taff, B. D., Mateer, T., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people recreate outdoors. Preliminary report on a national survey of outdoor enthusiasts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/prnz9
Rice, W. L., Meyer, C., Lawhon, B., Taff, B. D., Mateer, T., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people recreate outdoors. Preliminary report on a national survey of outdoor enthusiasts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/prnz9
Rice, W. L., Meyer, C., Lawhon, B., Taff, B. D., Mateer, T., Reigner, N., & Newman, P. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way people recreate outdoors. Preliminary report on a national survey of outdoor enthusiasts amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Report prepared for the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Pennsylvania State University. https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/prnz9
D’Antonio, A., Taff, B. D., Baker, J., Rice, W. L., Newton, J. N., Miller, Z. D., Newman, P., Monz, C., & Freeman, S. (2020). Integrating Aspatial and Spatial Data to Improve Visitor Management: Pairing Visitor Questionnaires with Multiple Spatial Methodologies in Grand Teton National Park, WY, USA. Journal of Park and Recreation Administraion. https://doi.org/10.18666/JPRA-2020-10501
Rice, W. L., Taff, B. D., Newman, P. B., Miller, Z. D., D’Antonio, A. L., Baker, J. T., Monz, C., Newton, J. N., & Zipp, K. Y. (2019). Grand Expectations: Understanding Visitor Motivations and Outcome Interference in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 37(2), 26–44. https://doi.org/10.18666/JPRA-2019-9283