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Demand for Nature Based Tourism in the Lower Mississippi River Region

Tags: Best Practices, Market Research, Nature Based Tourism, Natural Resource Based Economic Development

Client Name: Walton Family Foundation

Location: Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Arkansas

Resource Type: Report

Author Org: Yellow Wood Associates

Author: Melissa Levy

Year: 2013

This report, prepared for the Walton Family Foundation, analyzes regional demand for nature based tourism.  The report focuses on four types of tourism: Paddling, Culture and Heritage, Non-consumptive and Consumptive Wildlife Activities.  In addition to profiling current demand, the report offers recommendations for strengthening tourism and networking opportunities to bring the region together.  Appendices include case studies and state by state tourism data.

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