Banff National Park Case Study
The biggest cave framework in Canada (Castleguard Cave) reaches out for around 20 km underneath the Columbia Ice fields. The icy masses yet sticking to upper-mountain slants have molded the park’s scene, making various lakes, waterfalls and broad, U-shaped …show more content…
The Wildlife Wing has two Divisions, namely, Project Elephant Division and Wildlife Division, each headed by an officer in the rank of Inspector General of Forests. A Deputy Inspector General of Forest (Wildlife) and an Assistant Inspector General and Joint Director (Wildlife) provide administrative and technical support to the Wildlife Wing. In addition, there are three autonomous bodies, Wildlife Institute of India (WII) for wildlife research & training, Central Zoo Authority (CZA) for conservation and zoo management and National Tiger National (india, …show more content…
• Tourists visit to see nature, tigers and appreciate the scenic beauty of these parks.
• Many tourists (71%) are willing to re-visit these parks but tourists to Ranthambore and Kanha say that tiger sightings are a must.
• Tourists are willing to pay more — in the form of higher entry fees.
• Tourists believe that local people benefit from wildlife tourism.
• Tourists indicated that parks need to be managed better by the Forest Department
• Wildlife tourism in India and in these parks has seen growth from less than 10,000 people per year to more than 170,000 people per year over a 15-year period.
• Many tourists (71%) were first time visitors to these parks but had participated in wildlife tours elsewhere.
• Visitors were well educated (52% with bachelor’s degrees and 30% with post-graduate degrees) and spent an average of US $600, staying for up to a week.
• People visited these parks to see nature, view tigers and appreciate scenic beauty.
• Visitors best experiences were good wildlife sightings in all parks.
• Common complaints were too many vehicles and poorly trained drivers and