Economic value of wetlands-based recreation

Economic value of wetlands-based recreation

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. (19
  2. $6 /per acre: Recreational value of visits to wetlands in Louisiana based on travel cost data
  3. $20.73 / ha / year : CS associated with on-site, current recreational uses of a coastal wetlands area in Louisiana per hectare
  4. $27 million / year: CS associated with on-site, current recreational uses of a coastal wetlands area in Louisiana in aggregate
  5. $110.03 / ha / year: Annual expenditures associated with on-site, current recreational uses of a coastal wetlands area in Louisiana per hectare
  6. $118 million / year: Annual expenditures associated with on-site, current recreational uses of a coastal wetlands area in Louisiana in aggregate
  7. (19
  8. $ 103.48 /per household: WTP to visit wetlands in Louisiana
  9. 110.03 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Hunting / fishing
Methodology: travel cost
Region: Americas / Gulf of Mexico
Data source: GecoServ

Publication information

Bergstrom, J. Stoll, J.Titre, J.Wright, V. “Economic value of wetlands-based recreation” Ecological Economics, 2(2), 129-147, 1990

Addtional Notes

Based on 1,126 completed surveys

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