都市近郊に位置する小面積の自然保護地域における利用特性と満足度——愛知県の湧水湿地における事例——  [in Japanese] Characteristics of Usage and Visitor Satisfaction in Small Protected Areas in the Suburbs: Case Study of Seepage Marshes in Aichi Prefecture, Japan  [in Japanese]

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<p>自然保護地域の運営には,利用面の配慮が求められるが,都市近郊に位置する小面積の自然保護地域の利用実態は明らかではない.そこで,愛知県に存在する三つの湧水湿地保護区を事例に,利用者層・利用行動・利用体験の諸相を明らかにした.来訪者へのアンケートによると,来訪者の中心は,夫婦・親子・友人からなる2人または数人のグループで,その大半が近隣自治体に居住する50歳代以上の中高年者であった.主たる来訪理由は自然観察と散策で,滞在時間は短かった.こうした利用者の特性は,常時公開か否かといった公開方法や広報内容,公開時の運営手法によっても変わりうることが示唆された.利用者の満足度と満足内容を分析すると,保護対象についての知識や観察方法を適切にガイドすることが高い満足度に結びついていた.一方,湿原の植生遷移の進行や動植物の減少といった自然保護上の問題が満足度にも悪影響を及ぼしていた.</p>

<p>This study examined visitors, visitor behavior, and visitor experiences in small protected areas in the suburbs based on questionnaire surveys. Three small protected areas of seepage marsh in Aichi prefecture (Imo marsh, Yanami marsh, and Icchoda marsh), Japan, were studied. Most visitors came in small groups consisting of a married couple, a parent and child, or friends. Most were in their 50s or older and lived within several tens kilometers from the protected areas. Their main reason for visiting was nature watching and/or strolling around the area, and most did not stay for longer than one hour. The characteristics and behavior of visitors could be changed by determining whether to open the protected areas every day or only on designated days. The quality of the visitor experience was analyzed by satisfaction degree and items satisfied with. It seems that the visitors felt a high level of satisfaction when they were given knowledge about the protected area and wildlife from guides and when they were given adequate instructions on how to observe the wildlife. On the other hand, descriptions of problems of conservation such as vegetation succession caused by aridification and the decrease in wildlife numbers seemed to reduce visitor satisfaction.</p>

Journal

  • Geographical review of Japan series A

    Geographical review of Japan series A 89(2), 53-67, 2016

    The Association of Japanese Geographers

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130007724123
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA11591990
  • Text Lang
    JPN
  • ISSN
    1883-4388
  • NDL Article ID
    027206487
  • NDL Call No.
    Z8-571
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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