Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 1 provides background information on the project partnerships; describes the survey methodology; and identifies the jurisdictions/sub-areas for which estimates were made.
Chapter 2: Expenditures
Chapter 2 presents annual expenditures by study areas. Expenditures are derived by determining the person-trip costs and person-day costs then aggregating across all recreational users. Expenditures are presented for person-trip and person-day by spending category.
Chapter 3: Economic Impact/Contribution by Study Area
Chapter 5 presents the results of the IMPLAN input-output model. These results include total output, value added, income and employment (measured in number of full and part-time jobs) resulting from recreational activities along the Outer Coast of Washington and within the OCNMS. Results are estimated by location.
Chapter 4: Conclusion and Future Research
Chapter 4 presents the conclusions of the report and how the information can be used. The chapter also provides suggestions for future research to expand the research and knowledge.