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Economic Impacts of Visitation and Expenditures
Updated with latest data, this interactive and background materials show visits, spending, and the number of jobs created in gateway communities for each of the National Park Service units.
This report provides a way to calculate the economic impacts of natural resource restoration activities to nearby communities that should be helpful to local officials, agency staff, and policy analysts.
Non-labor income (NLI) is one of the largest and fastest growing sources of income in the West, constituting 34 percent of total personal income in 2011; and 60 percent of net growth in real personal income during the last decade.
This summary analyzes the West’s economy, the region’s economic performance, and what is driving economic growth.
This post summarizes our analysis of recent Senate and House bills; a single payment proposal to combine SRS, revenue sharing, and PILT; testimony before the U.S. Senate; and interactive maps that show commercial activities on National Forests.
This report provides an initial analysis of the potential economic impact of protecting the Owyhee Canyonlands area in Malheur County.
Headwaters Economics has created an interactive map that shows the amount of per capita income explained by protected federal lands for each county in the non-metropolitan western U.S.
New Study, Interactive Map Show the Amount of Per Capita Income (PCI) Explained by Protected Land