Colorado State University Mobile Seminar on Tourism and Protected Areas, Sept 10-25 2014
The Center for Protected Area Management at CSU announces its II Mobile Seminar on Tourism in Protected Areas. The 16 day event, in English, will be held from 10-25 September 2014 in the western USA, and will provide course participants with exposure to many different aspects of planning and managing tourism in protected areas. More information can be found at http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/cpamt-tourism-course. Cost is $5000 excluding international airfare, visas and passport costs but including all ground transportation, food, lodging and tuition costs.
The mobile seminar on Planning and Managing Tourism in Protected Areas is an intensive, 2.5 week seminar (in English) for individuals involved in efforts to use tourism and outdoor recreation in protected areas. The seminar will review how tourism in protected areas can help create public support for conservation, contribute to public health, fund protected area management, and provide economic benefits to local communities and national economies. Ideal participants will be mid-level professional and technical personnel who work for governmental or nongovernmental conservation and tourism organizations, in academia, in the private sector, and in community-based and indigenous tourism and conservation initiatives in or near protected areas.