An Estimation of the Total Willingness to Pay by Floridians to Protect the Endangered West Indian Manatee through Donations

An Estimation of the Total Willingness to Pay by Floridians to Protect the Endangered West Indian Manatee through Donations

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $14.78 / household / year: Annual household WTP for manatee conservation
  2. $2.6 billion : total asset value for manatee conservation
  3. $1.5 million: implied value per manatee (based on a population of 1,800-200 remaini
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Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico/Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bendle, B. Bell, F. “An Estimation of the Total Willingness to Pay by Floridians to Protect the Endangered West Indian Manatee through Donations” Tallahassee, Florida, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and Florida State University., 1995

Addtional Notes

Surveyed a random sample of 951 Floridians. A contribution continuum method was used.

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