Increasing Beach Recreation Benefits by Using Wetlands to Reduce Contamination

Increasing Beach Recreation Benefits by Using Wetlands to Reduce Contamination

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
Maumee Bay State Park (MBSP) on Lake on Lake Erie,
  1. $166: average annual WTP to construct wetlands and improve water quality,
  2. $6.19 million: aggregate annual benefit to an estimated 37,300 annual beach visitors
Region: Americas / Great Lakes

Publication information

Awondo, S. Egan, K.Dwyer, D. “Increasing Beach Recreation Benefits by Using Wetlands to Reduce Contamination” Marine Resource Economics 26: 1–15, 2011

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