Michael Bowker

Emeritus Research Social Scientist
320 Green Street
Athens, GA 30602-2044
Phone: 706-559-4271

Current Research

Recreation demand; benefit valuation of recreation and wilderness; impacts of recreation on local economies; wildlife-fishery management economics; recreation use, user fees, policy; recreation forecasting.


Ph.D. in Ag & Resource Econ., 1987
Texas A&M University

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Research Highlights

Study Projects Outdoor Recreation Levels in the United States to 2060 (2012)
SRS-2012-10 Changes in climate, socioeconomic conditions, and land use, along with population growth will affect future outdoor recreation activity in the United States.