SORP Webinars

Recent Webinars and Resources 

Outdoor Recreation Management and Response During COVID-19 Series

August 12: Maximizing Earned Income and Managing Visitor Expectations in Outdoor Recreation (in a pandemic!)
    VIEW RECORDING
    Slide deck
Aramark
Recreation Resource Management

May 6: Providing outdoor recreation while keeping public and workforce healthy & safe
VIEW RECORDING

May 13: How the pandemic is changing outdoor recreation patterns
VIEW RECORDING

May 20: Data collection and monitoring during the pandemic and into summer of 2020
VIEW RECORDING

May 27: Unequal access to outdoor recreation - effects from COVID-19
VIEW RECORDING

June 3: #RecreateResponsibly - Messaging & Communications Strategies
VIEW RECORDING

June 10: Managing Visitor Use for Social Distancing
VIEW RECORDING

June 17: "Hunt & Fish & Gather to Eat" - The Intersection of Locavorism, Outdoor Recreation, Food Equity
VIEW RECORDING

June 24: Economic Revitalization through Outdoor Recreation
VIEW RECORDING

RESOURCES:
https://www.recreateresponsibly.org/
lnt.org/research-resources/covid-19-and-leave-no-trace/
COTREX Trails App Website: https://trails.colorado.gov/
COTREX 1-pager

Igniting the Science of Outdoor Recreation: A Research Strategy for Sustainable Recreation and Tourism on Public Lands, March 2020
VIEW RECORDING

A New Table, February 2020
VIEW RECORDING
Download webinar slides

Leave No Trace – From Science to Application in Parks and Protected Areas: Strategies for Influencing Visitor Behavior
VIEW RECORDING

The Effects of Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation in the United States
VIEW RECORDING
     Download webinar slides

Engaging Volunteers as Partners
VIEW RECORDING

     Download webinar slides

Public Health Partnerships in Minnesota: Navigating the Land of 10,000 Opportunities
VIEW RECORDING

     Download webinar slides

Sustainable Recreation Partnerships with Federal Agencies: Lessons from California’s Eastern Sierra
VIEW RECORDING

Partnering with Universities for Youth Engagement, Career Connections, & Because It Can Lead to Great Things!

Partnering to Enhance Diversity in Outdoor Recreation Participation, March 20, 2019
VIEW RECORDING

     Download webinar slides

Partnering with State Offices of Outdoor Recreation, February 20, 2019
VIEW RECORDING

International Perspectives on Visitor Use Monitoring from a New IUCN Best Practice Guideline, December 19, 2018
VIEW RECORDING

 
    Download webinar slides

Spatial Approaches to Monitoring and Managing Visitor Use, October 24, 2018
VIEW RECORDING

Understanding Economic Impact Studies: Lessons on Data and the Outdoor Revolution, September 26, 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Download webinar Slides
     Additional resource: Economic Impact of Rock Climbing / Mountain Biking / Paddling in the Nantahala-Pisgah NF

Visitor Use Monitoring Program Development and Implementation, August 29, 2018
VIEW RECORDING

Download webinar slides

Overview of Interagency Visitor Use Management Council Visitor Capacity and Monitoring Guidebooks, June 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Download webinar Slides

An Interagency Approach to Visitor Use Management, November 2016
VIEW RECORDING

Developing the Business Case for Your Campground, May 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides

Best Practices in Campground Design, March 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides

Best Practices in Cabin, Glamping, and Bike Camping, February 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides 
     Woodalls Digital Magazine on Cabins
     Glamping Hub: Manufacturers / Vendors
     Resources from Adventure Cycling
     A Guide to Bicycle Camping
     Tourist on Two Wheels: Economics
     Tourist on Two Wheels: Welcoming Bicycle Travelers
     Tourist on Two Wheels: Why Bicycle Travel?

Understanding RV Consumer and Product Trends, January 2018
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides 
     Additional research / presenter contact

RVIA Resources:
RVIA’s 2017 year in review video
RVIA Today – RVIA’s Quarterly Newsletter
Go RVing/Nielsen Study on the Next Generation of RVer – more detailed statistics on Go RVing’s target market and the next generation of RVer
Go RVing/Nielsen Overview Video –provides a visual overview of the Go RVing/Nielsen study
Benefits of Adopting the NFPA 1194 Standard for RV Parks and Campgrounds - This is a great resource to utilize as a benchmark when building, expanding, modernizing and maintaining an RV campground. The nationally recognized National Fire Protection Agency 1194 Standard for RV parks and Campgrounds works in concert with the NFPA 1192 standard for RV manufacturing, and provides minimum safety requirements for general design, fire safety, environmental health & sanitation, and establishes uniform definitions. It also includes valuable “annex” sections that address typical site plan safety, sanitary disposal stations, operational guidelines, detailed site layout drawings, examples of the variety of RV types and a comprehensive glossary with detailed descriptions.
RV Industry Economic Impact Study – Please feel free to utilize this interactive database to help underscore the significant economic impact the RV camping industry has in your state or region. Excellent tool to use when working with legislators or other government officials.
RV Business Indicators
Go RVing  Social Media Campaigns – feel free to “retweet” and utilize these resources to help promote the RV lifestyle and camping opportunities: FacebookTwitterPinterestYouTube 

The Changing Face of Camping, October 2017
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides (PDF, 3.4 MB) 
     2017 North American Camping Report (PDF, 21.6 MB)
     Questions and Answers from Webinar (PDF)

Partnering for Relevancy and Inclusion:  A regional approach, August 2017
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Environmental Education and Outdoor Recreation: Strategies for Impact, February 2017
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides (PDF, 2.2 MB)

An Interagency Approach to Visitor Use Management, November 2016
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Best Practices for the Production of Recreation and Management Planning Documents, June 2016
VIEW RECORDING

     Webinar Slides (PDF, 3.0 MB)

Making the Case for Parks and Trails, January 2016
VIEW RECORDING
     Webinar Slides (PDF, 2.8 MB)

Webinar Archive

The following videos and slides are posted on the member-only side of this website.

  • Developing the Business Case for Your Campground, May 2018
  • Best Practices in Campground Design, March 2018
  • Best Practices in Cabin, Glamping, and Bike Camping, February 2018
  • Understanding RV Consumer and Product Trends, January 2018
  • The Changing Face of Camping, October 2017
  • Partnering for Relevancy and Inclusion:  A regional approach, August 2017
  • Environmental Education and Outdoor Recreation: Strategies for Impact, February 2017
  • An Interagency Approach to Visitor Use Management, November 2016
  • Best Practices for the Production of Recreation and Management Planning Documents, June 2016
  • Making the Case for Parks and Trails, January 2016
  • Long Distance Trails: think regionally, implement locally - October 2015
  • Trail Towns: Bringing Outdoor Recreation and Communities Together - July 2015
  • Evolving Market Trends for Outdoor Recreation Professionals - February 2015
  • Creating “Best of the Best” OHV Recreation Experiences - November 2014
  • GIS Applications in Outdoor Recreation Planning - June 2014
  • International Outdoor Recreation Planning Perspectives - February 2014
  • An Alternative Development and Analysis Exposé - November 2013
  • Collaboration and Public Participation in Outdoor Recreation Planning - July 2013
  • Keys to Effective Surveys - May 2013
  • Best of SCORP - August 2010