TITLE

RESPECTING THE LAND AND ITS INHABITANTS: GROUP SIZE

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article gives a couple of tips for dealing with the environment during camping along rivers in Alaska. Vegetation grows slowly in the state; and the land is easily damaged by overuse. Wherever tundra vegetation or delicate meadows dominate the landscape, the land cannot withstand much human impact without plant cover being damaged or destroyed. To practice minimum-impact camping, group size on trips should be no more than six people. Larger groups increase human waste, noise, and garbage.
ACCESSION #
19117101

 

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