Recreational and Resource Economic Values for the Peconic Estuary System

Recreational and Resource Economic Values for the Peconic Estuary System

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: estuary
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $49.3 million: Viewing of Birds and Wildlife, in 1995
  2. $22.4 million: recreational fishing
  3. $18.1 million: boating
  4. $12.1 million: Swimming
  5. $49.89 / trip: WTP per trip for viewing birds and wildlife in the Peconic
  6. $8.59 / trip : WTP per trip for swimming
Methodology: travel cost
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Opaluch, J. Grigalunas, T.Diamantides, J.Mazzotta, M.Johnston, R. “Recreational and Resource Economic Values for the Peconic Estuary System” Economic Analysis, Inc, 1999

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