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Suitable March - November

Updated 24th September 2018

Key concepts

Economic activity, environmental and social impacts, interactions, landscape for amenity use, audiences/user groups, conflict management.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify different visitor and user groups and recognise their conflicting demands.
  • Distinguish between positive and negative effects of tourism for the arboretum.
  • Make suggestions for the management of tourism at the arboretum to ensure a sustainable future.
  • Engage and take part in discussions exploring ideas and opinions.

Activities

Visitor experiences - and introductory investigation into visitor arrival, welcome, orientation, facilities, and activities available for different audiences.

Where do you stand? - questions for students to consider, discuss and represent their opinions regarding the impact and issues of managing both visitors and landscape.

Someone else's shoes - explore the arboretum socially, through learning and discovery, and through different experiences.  How can we cater for the interests of different audiences?

Visitor / landscape surveys - choose from footpath access survey, environmental quality survey and recreation potential index.