Fracking on Parkland in Appalachia

Casper, Jonathan; Kellison, Timothy; Bunds, Kyle; Newman, Josh
April 2016
Parks & Recreation;Apr2016, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p44
The article discusses a study which evaluates the effect of hydraulic fracturing on public park and forest systems usage. The study used a purposive sampling technique to distribute surveys among self-identified park users living in the five U.S. states. Findings include the familiarity of respondents on hydraulic fracturing process, the impact of fracking on the participation of park users, and the beliefs of users on the significant impacts of fracking on public land in the environment.


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