Newsletter: April 2019

Our latest newsletter contains research on Bandelier National Monument, the benefits of trails, timber statistics, and GDP by county. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Research Update: April 2019

Impacts of Redesignating Bandelier National Monument as National Park.

Would New Mexico communities surrounding Bandelier National Monument benefit from its redesignation as a national park? Our study indicates that, overall, national parks have higher visitation, more overnight visits, and more spending per visitor compared to national monuments.

Trails Benefit Communities

Explore 144 research studies in our searchable Trails Benefits Library.

New Timber Statistics

Interactive maps show commercial activities on national forests from 1980-2018.

Surprising GDP Trends

Across diverse counties, high GDP is no guarantee of growth and opportunity.