Selected results of the survey focused on the economic assessment of forest ecosystem services

https://doi.org/10.17221/12/2015-JFSCitation:Hlaváčková P., Březina D., Meňházová J. (2015): Selected results of the survey focused on the economic assessment of forest ecosystem services. J. For. Sci., 61: 282-290.
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A survey was conducted in the Training Forest Enterprise called Masaryk Forest in Křtiny (TFE Křtiny) in order to determine the extent of recreational use of the area, visitors’ travel costs and their willingness to pay for services provided by the forest ecosystem of TFE Křtiny in the years 2013–2014. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the partial results of the research from 2013 and 2014 which was focused on the economic assessment of the recreational potential of the TFE MF Křtiny. The busiest roads in the forest road network and bike trails located in the Bílovice nad Svitavou forest district were selected. The results can be used to assess the impact of the forest enterprise on the economic and social development of the area, to measure the attractiveness, quality and facilities offered in the forest.
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