Measuring the Recreational Use Value of Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay

Measuring the Recreational Use Value of Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
the recreational use value of household trips to view shorebirds during the annual horseshoe crab/shorebird migration on the Delaware Bay. We use contingent,
  1. $66–$90/household: WTP for day trip,
  2. $200–$425/household, : WTP for overnight trip
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Americas / Atlantic

Publication information

Myers, K. Parson, G.R.Edwards, P. “Measuring the Recreational Use Value of Migratory Shorebirds on the Delaware Bay” Marine Resource Economics 25: 247–264., 2010

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