Pricing Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation

by Green & Gold News  |   

What’s the value of a bear in the wild? How much is a dipnetting trip worth, and is salmon caught while dipnetting more valuable than commercially-caught salmon?

Lots of things in nature don’t have a market price, but economists “put a dollar” on them anyway. The UAA College of Business and Public Policy Department of Economics continues its Economics After Hours Speaker Series on Thursday, April 6 from 6-8 p.m. with a presentation from Aaron Enriquez, postdoctoral researcher. 

Please join us at The Writer’s Block Bookstore & Café (3956 Spenard Road) for his presentation covering the why and how of nonmarket valuation, with applications to charismatic wildlife species, highly-visited national parks, and Alaskan fisheries.

Light refreshments and cash bar available.

Event Details

Event location - The Writer's Block Bookstore and Cafe (3956 Spenard Road)
Event date - April 6, 2023
Event start time - 6 p.m.
Event end time - 8 p.m.

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