A team of doctoral students from the Arizona State University, School of Community Resources and Development held an Appreciative Inquiry Study session at Colorado River Discovery on March 2 to discuss how tourism can be used to stimulate the economies of 18 local communities surrounding the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.
Seven people attended the session led by associate professor and graduate program director, Gyan Nyaupane.
Nyaupane, started by explaining the appreciative inquiry process, as being a positive input based approach to identifying, utilizing and maintaining connections between communities, public lands and tourism.
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