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This paper compares perspectives on the governance of the management models employed by two of Canada’s largest provincial park systems, from the viewpoint of non-governmental organization members (NGOs) with an interest in protected areas. The two models are the parastatal model of Ontario (ON) Provincial Parks and the public and for-profit combin...
Actualmente existe una gran diversidad de modelos de gestión de espacios protegidos y, por consiguiente, de modelos de gobernanza (quién toma las decisiones, cómo las toma y qué nivel de participación tienen en el proceso los distintos agentes implicados). Para cada uno de los modelos de gestión se puede analizar y evaluar su respectivo modelo de g...
As government funding is reduced and tourism-based fees are increasingly used to fund protected area operations, two options are often used for management: transfer of tourism services to the private sector or operation of tourism services by a government agency that functions like a corporation. This paper reports stakeholders’ views concerning go...
There is currently a wide diversity of management models for protected areas. As a result, there is a wide diversity of governance models too (who are the decision-makers, how are decisions taken, and how are various stakeholders involved in the decision making process). Governance within management models for parks and protected areas can be analy...
Purpose The purpose of the paper is to compare visitor perspectives of the governance of two of Canada's largest park systems: the parastatal model of Ontario Provincial Parks and the public and for‐profit combination model of British Columbia Provincial Parks. Design/methodology/approach The authors developed an electronic survey based on the ten...
Good governance is of paramount importance to the success of parks and protected areas. This research utilized a questionnaire for 10 principles of governance to evaluate the outsourcing model used by British Columbia Provincial Parks, where profit-making corporations provide all front country visitor services. A total of 246 respondents representi...