Module 4 - Public Recreation Friday 10:19 PM Consider the...

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Consider the scope of Federal public recreation services in the area of outdoor recreation alone. The Federal government owns and has exclusive access to large areas of open space, lakes, rivers. Etc., and partners with commercial recreation providers to offer services to the public. From the Core of Engineers Recreation website*: "The Corps of Engineers is the Nation's largest provider of outdoor recreation, operating more than 2,500 recreation areas at 463 projects (mostly lakes) and leasing an additional 1,800 sites to state or local park and recreation authorities or private interests. The Corps hosts about 360 million visits a year at its lakes, beaches and other areas, and estimates that 25 million Americans (one in ten) visit a Corps project at least once a year. Supporting visitors to these recreation areas generates 600,000 jobs." "Its Natural Resources Management Mission is to manage and conserve those natural resources, consistent with ecosystem management principles, while providing quality
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2009 for the course LEI 2317 taught by Professor Lane during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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Module 4 - Public Recreation Friday 10:19 PM Consider the...

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