Peter Newman

Coordinating Council Member
Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Department Head, Recreation, Park and Tourism Management

Research Summary

Current research interests include visitor management in and regarding protected areas, soundscape/acoustic management in parks, transportation management and planning, efficacy of Leave No Trace practices, and health and well being.

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Projects

Recent Publications

Exploring Stakeholder perspectives in protected areas and gateway communities: the case of aviation tourism growth in the Alaska Range

Drage, E., Hecht, M., Taff, B. D. & Newman, P., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Tourism Recreation Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Anticipated post-pandemic substitution behavior among new outdoor recreationists in the U.S. analysis across involvement and activity clusters

Rice, W. L., Taff, B. D., Lawhon, B. & Newman, P., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Managing Sport and Leisure.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Balancing quietness and freedom: Support for reducing road noise among park visitors

Rice, W. L., Newman, P., Zipp, K. Y., Taff, B. D., Pipkin, A. R., Miller, Z. D. & Pan, B., Mar 2022, In: Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. 37, 100474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Outdoor Recreationists’ Perceptions of Risk, Agency Trust, and Visitor Capacities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rice, W. L., Mateer, T. J., Newman, P., Lawhon, B., Reigner, N. & Taff, B. D., Jun 14 2022, In: Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 40, 2, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The impact of protective masks on outdoor recreation crowding norms during a pandemic

Rice, W. L., Reigner, N., Freeman, S., Newman, P., Mateer, T. J., Lawhon, B. & Taff, B. D., 2022, In: Journal of Leisure Research. 53, 3, p. 340-356 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Effective Communication and Campground Recycling: Lessons Learned from Yosemite, Grand Teton, and Denali National Parks

Taff, B. D., Miller, Z., Lawhon, B., Freeman, S. & Newman, P. B., Oct 2022, In: Land. 11, 10, 1872.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A stochastic simulation model for assessing the masking effects of road noise for wildlife, outdoor recreation, and bioacoustic monitoring

Toth, C. A., Pauli, B. P., McClure, C. J. W., Francis, C. D., Newman, P., Barber, J. R. & Fristrup, K., May 2022, In: Oecologia. 199, 1, p. 217-228 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Public and manager perceptions about prescribed fire in the Mid-Atlantic, United States

Wu, H., Miller, Z. D., Wang, R., Zipp, K. Y., Newman, P., Shr, Y. H., Dems, C. L., Taylor, A., Kaye, M. W. & Smithwick, E. A. H., Nov 15 2022, In: Journal of Environmental Management. 322, 116100.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

What's ‘SUP’ with paddlers? Integrating spatial, social, and ecological data to understand behavior among paddlesport users at a popular lake destination

Baker, J., D'Antonio, A., Monz, C., Taff, D., Rice, W. L., Newton, J., Newman, P., Miller, Z. D. & Freeman, S., Oct 2021, In: Applied Geography. 135, 102531.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Visitors’ attitudes and behavioral intentions toward Leave No Trace on a national forest

Coulson, E., Park, L., Lawhon, B., Taff, D., Vagias, W. & Newman, P., 2021, In: Applied Environmental Education and Communication. 20, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Integrating aspatial and spatial data to improve visitor management: Pairing visitor questionnaires with multiple spatial methodologies in grand teton national park, wy, usa

D'antonio, A., Derrick Taff, B., Baker, J., Rice, W. L., Newton, J. N., Miller, Z. D., Newman, P., Monz, C. & Freeman, S., 2021, In: Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 39, 1, p. 67-84 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Erratum: The phantom Chorus: Birdsong boosts human well-being in protected areas (Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (2020) 287 (20201811) DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1811)

Ferraro, D. M., Miller, Z. D., Ferguson, L. A., Taff, B. D., Barber, J. R., Newman, P. & Francis, C. D., Jan 27 2021, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 288, 1943, 20210037.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

Acceptability factors for wildlife approach in park and protected area settings

Freeman, S., Taff, B. D., Miller, Z. D., Benfield, J. A. & Newman, P., May 15 2021, In: Journal of Environmental Management. 286, 112276.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Mutualism Wildlife Value Orientations Predict Support for Messages About Distance-Related Wildlife Conflict

Freeman, S., Taff, B. D., Miller, Z. D., Benfield, J. A. & Newman, P., May 2021, In: Environmental Management. 67, 5, p. 920-929 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Does experimentally quieting traffic noise benefit people and birds?

Levenhagen, M. J., Miller, Z. D., Petrelli, A. R., Ferguson, L. A., Shr, Y. H. J., Taff, B. D., Fristrup, K. M., McClure, C. J. W., Burson, S., Giamellaro, M., Newman, P., Francis, C. D. & Barber, J. R., 2021, In: Ecology and Society. 26, 2, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review