Lake District Case Study: Management Strategies Flashcards

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What are the social impacts of tourism in the Lake District?

Improved public transport and traffic jams, higher property prices, and second homes affecting the community.

How does tourism affect the economy of the Lake District?

Tourism brings £1.1bn to the local economy and employs many people, but causes seasonal job insecurity and high property prices.

What are the environmental impacts of tourism in the Lake District?

Traffic pollution, footpath erosion, littering, and shoreline erosion from water sports.

What traffic management strategies are used in the Lake District?

Promoting trains, coaches and minibus tours, building dual carriageways, and redirecting heavy goods vehicles.

What sustainable tourism initiatives are in place in the Lake District?

The ‘Low Carbon Lake District’ initiative, anti-littering signs, and speed limits for boats to reduce emissions and protect the environment.

How does the Lake District manage conservation and protection?

Fix the Fells, protected areas (SSSI), UNESCO World Heritage Site status, and well-maintained footpaths to protect the natural environment.

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