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THM 1113 Functions of Government in Leisure

THM 1113 Functions of Government in Leisure - Title IX...

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Leisure and Government Functions of Federal and State Government in Leisure 1. Direct Management of Outdoor Recreation Resources – ex. National Parks and and state parks 2. Conservation and Resource Reclamation – Department of Interior at the federal level and departments of conservation and natural resources at the state level 3. Assistance to Open-Space Programs and Park Development Programs – technical assistance 4. Direct Programs of Recreation Participation – ex. hang gliding in the national parks and folk festivals in state parks 5. Advisory and Financial Assistance – Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and state grants to local recreation programs 6. Promotion of Recreation as an Economic Function – promotion of tourism at the federal and state levels 7. Research and Technical Assistance 8. Regulations and Standards – Fed. pollution and environmental control, ADA,
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Unformatted text preview: Title IX, travel safety) and at the state level – fishing, boating, hunting, snowmobile regulations Functions of Local Government in Leisure 1. Local government provides a number of citizens with their primary or only opportunity for wholesome leisure involvement. 2. Only through local government can adequate lands be acquired for parks and playgrounds. 3. Local government provides leisure programs which are democratic and inclusive. 4. Local government provides leisure programs which are inexpensive. 5. Local government provides a permanency to leisure programs, areas, and facilities. 6. Local government provides recreation for a total community. 7. Local government plays an important role in the local economy. 8. Local government responds to the leisure demands of the local citizens....
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