Personal Watercraft: Impact on Lake Crescent

Annotated Bibliography

Copyright 2001 Sadie Smith

Almond, Elliot.  “Noisy debate over Jet Skis.”  Seattle Times, 23 July 1998.  Article focusing on problems associated with PWC use on Lake Crescent.

Babbit, Bruce.  “Science: Opening the Next Chapter of Conservation History.”  Science: New Series 267 (1995).  Quick forewarning of upcomingimpacts the environment will take and people’s responsibility.

Bergland, Eric O.  Prehisory and Ethnography: Summer 1983 Olympic NationalPark. Seattle, Washington, NPS, 1983. Overview of history, climate andculture learned while surveying Olympic National Park.

Burger, Joanna.  “Attitudes About Recreation, Environmental Problems, andEstuarine Health Along the New Jersey Shore, USA.” Aquatic Sciences22 (1998).Overview of interviews taken from public about the land theylived and used.

Dawson, Mike.  “Jet ski future in doubt.”  Peninsula Daily News, 8 December1997.Article supporting NPS banning of Jet Skis.

Grimaldi, James V.  “Feds to get tough on jet-propelled water skis.” SeattleTimes, 17 June 1998.  Article supporting Olympic National Park andciting examples of injuries due to PWC.

Hafen, John.  “Applaud efforts to preserve freedoms of the majority by limitinguse of watercraft.” Seattle Times, 15 July 1998.  Support of a locallandowner to ban PWC.

Herbert, Josef.  “Jet Skis banned from many U.S. parks, seashores.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 22 March 2000.  Article outlining banning of Jet Skis in theU.S.

Johnston, Greg.  “Park plan would ban personal watercraft from Lake Crescent.”Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11 June 1998.  Article quoting many supportersof PWC.

Nelson, Sharlene and Ted.  Olympic National Park.  New York: Children’s Press,1997.  Children’s book about different tourist sites and history of Olympic National Park.

National Park Service.  Lake Crescent Management Plan: Final EnvironmentalImpact Statement, September 1998.Olympic National Park, Washington: 1998.  Detailed decision process of Olympic National Park to create a new plan of management and conservation.

Staff and News Service Reports.  “Jet Ski allowance in parks drawsenvironmentalists’ fire.” Peninsula Daily News, 3 September 1998.  Article that overviews Olympic National Park, environmentalist, and thepublic’s stance on banning of PWC.