The Values of Place: Recreation and Cultural Ecosystem Services in Puget Sound
Encyclopedia of Puget Sound
Puget Sound Institute
This report details research to understand recreational and other cultural values associated with Puget Sound ecosystems. It includes four components: Chapter 1, a characterization of coastal recreation and associated expenditures among residents of the region, including an analysis of how these values vary across space; Chapter 2, an analysis of sense of place and aesthetic values associated with the region; Chapter 3, an experimental analysis of willingness to pay for environmental protection through agricultural riparian buffers; and Chapter 4, analysis of interviews with farmers regarding attitudes towards riparian buffers in Snohomish County.
Chan, K. M. A., Chapman, M., Chen, C., Enelow, N., Hesslegrave, T., & Klain, S. (2015). The Values of Place: Recreation and Cultural Ecosystem Services in Puget Sound (pp. 1–116). Seattle: IRES, Point 97, Ecotrust.