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El periplo sustentable

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IBANEZ PEREZ, Reyna. Tourism carryng capacity as a basis for sustainable management of the ecotourism activities in the Unidades de Manejo Ambiental (Environmental Management Units) of Baja California Sur (BCS). El periplo sustentable [online]. 2016, n.30, pp.37-76. ISSN 1870-9036.

There ejido areas UMA’s who want to venture into alternative tourism; Such is the case of the New Population Center Ejidal (NCPE), Ley Federal de Aguas Número 3, which extends three municipalities of BCS, has a UMA and look out for options to revive its economy. This paper presents the results of a study of tourism carrying capacity (CCT) held in two paths of the ejido, by applying the methodology presented Cifuentes, which seeks to establish the maximum number of views that can receive an area based on their physical, biological and management conditions and which estimate the review required census of flora and fauna, geological, climatic, geographic, environmental, social, economic, tourist information; as well as field work. The results indicate that in the NCPE, Ley Federal de Aguas Número 3, there are two paths with tourist potential for which is has been estimated Effective Carrying Capacity (ECC) of 18 visitors / day for the path of the stream El Camarón and 10 visitors / day the creek trail El Saucito. The above figures are a reference for the establishment of control measures on both visits mercers.

Keywords : California; effective; ejido; path; green.

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