Outdoor Recreation in Change
Outdoor Recreation in Change is financed by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.länk till annan webbplats


Outdoor Recreation Research

The research program Outdoor Recreation in Change has organized an annual conference with recreation in the outdoors in focus, a forum for dialogue about current research on outdoor recreation and nature tourism.

The conferences, which each year have had different themes, moved around in Sweden and was organized in collaboration with the universities involved in Outdoor Recreation in Change. Between 100-150 visitors from all over Scandinavia has enjoyed a large number of presentations.Short abstracts (in Swedish) from the presentations can be found at this website if you click Publications

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MMV 2012

The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, 2012.

The MMV conference provides a forum for presentations and other exchanges of ideas and experiences related to the monitoring and management of visitors in recreation and protected areas. The emphasis is on policies, problems, practices and innovative solutions, and will therefore be of equal relevance to managers and researchers.The conference welcomes researchers, public sector and industry managers, consultants, planners and members of NGO´s dealing with visitor management in recreational and protected areas.

The first MMV conference was held in Vienna, Austria, in 2002, the second in Rovaniemi, Finland, in 2004, the third in Rapperswil, Switzerland, in 2006, the fourth in Montecatini Terme, Italy, in 2008 and the fifth MMV conference was in Wageningen in the Netherlands in 2010.

The sixth MMV conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden in the beautiful surroundings of the Stockholm archipelago, and was orginized by the research program Outdoor recreation i change.  250 participants from more than 30 different countries attended the meeting, and more than 180 presentations and posters were presented. The conference also included social events, a field trip to the Stockholm archipelago and Tyresta national park.

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