Newsletter: May 2016

Our latest research showing the economic impact of every National Park Service unit, ways to reform wildlife refuge payments to local governments, an improved trails library, and a survey of the value of trails in Bonner County, Idaho.

Research Update

Old FaithfulEconomic Impact of Every National Park Service Unit
This updated interactive shows visits, spending, and the jobs and labor income created by every National Park Service unit.

eps_whiteReforming Wildlife Refuge Payments
This report and interactive map show how county governments, especially in rural areas, can benefit from reforming wildlife refuge payments.

Trails LibraryUpdated: Trails Research and Searchable Benefits Library
The trails library, with more than 120 studies on the impacts and benefits of trails, is searchable by type of benefit, use, year, and region.

Bonner-County-TrailsSurvey Finds Trails Valued Across Bonner County, Idaho
Survey provides information on Bonner County’s trail system to help prioritize improvements based on resident use, satisfaction, and reasons for living in the area.