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RPK - Recreation and Parks

RPK 220

ECOTOURISM AND SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES

(4.00 CR.)

Examines the impacts of visitor behavior and ecotourism on natural resources and the management of ecotourism facilities and destinations(governmental and non-governmental), national and international guidelines for ecotourism, and the response to the increasing growth of ecotourism and eco-travel in the U.S. and abroad, and the resulting need for sustainable tourism practices. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

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