San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Managing Visitor Use in Natural Protected Areas

November 03, 2015 0:00am

During this introductory workshop, participants will be provided with tools to monitor and manage visitor use, balancing natural resource conservation with visitor experience. The course is taught by NOAA Office for Coastal Management expert training staff featuring local case studies.

Participants will learn about:

Recreation and visitor use management planning frameworks

Visitor use issues, including visitor-resource and visitor-visitor impacts

Developing measurable indicators for monitoring impacts

Implementing visitor use monitoring and management strategies

The deadline to register is October 23, 2015. Register online at