Schneider, Ingrid; Qian, Xinyi. (2014) Minnesota Tourism Industry Perceptions of Invasive Species and Their Control. University of Minnesota Tourism Center. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy,
pp. 35. Invasive species include "…an alien (or non-native) species whose introduction does, or is likely to,
cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health" (Executive Order 13112, 1999).
Among other impacts, invasive species can change the physical environment upon which many
tourism destinations and attractions depend. Subsequently, significant impacts could result from
invasive species for the tourism industry. However, little research exists in this area or among
industry professionals.Understanding tourism organizations’ perception of invasive species and the efficacy of efforts to
control them is important for a variety of reasons, including prevention and mitigation.
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Schneider, Ingrid E.; Qian, Xinyi.
Minnesota Tourism Industry Perceptions of Invasive Species and Their Control.
University of Minnesota Tourism Center.
Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy,
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