The Economic Values of Saginaw Bay Coastal Marshes

The Economic Values of Saginaw Bay Coastal Marshes

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $90: cost to participant of typical recreational trip to coastal marshes in the Saginaw Bay area
  2. $1.83 million: present value of an increase of 1,125 acres of marsh with discount rate of 3%
Methodology: Travel Cost; Model
Region: Americas / Great Lakes
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Whitehead, John C. Groothuis, Peter A.Southwick, RobFoster-Turley, Pat “The Economic Values of Saginaw Bay Coastal Marshes” Southwick Associates, Inc., 2005

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