Monitoring Outdoor Recreation in the Nordic and Baltic Countries
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Monitoring Outdoor Recreation in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

This is the final report of the project "Visitor Monitoring Methods in the Nordic and Baltic Countries". The goal of the project was to develop visitor monitoring methodologies for Nordic and Baltic land management agencies, the work of which is related to visitor management in protected and recreational areas. The report provides an overview of the visitor monitoring methods and guidelines currently available, including state-of-the-art reports and case studies from the Nordic and Baltic countries. The report concludes that there are certain common variables related to monitoring outdoor recreation that are important to all the Nordic and Baltic countries and that could be standardized. Therefore, the project group continues its work in order to produce recommendations for a common visitor monitoring methodology in protected and recreational areas in the Nordic and Baltic Countries. These recommendations will be published in the form of a Nordic-Baltic manual on visitor monitoring practices.

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This chapter provides an insight into what has been done in the Nordic and Baltic countries regarding visitor monitoring. In addition to the general description of what has been done in each country in the field of visitor monitoring, there are country specific case studies representing both visitor surveys and visitor counting (Appendices). They provide examples on both why to carry out visitor monitoring and how to do it.