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    Analyzes trends in favorable and unfavorable attitudes toward the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program (RFDP) in the national forests, updating an earlier study using computer content analysis of the public debate. About 65 percent of the attitudes toward the RFDP were favorable, comparable to the findings of survey research.

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    Bengston, David N.; Fan, David P. 2002. The Recreational Fee Demonstration Program on the national forests: and updated analysis of public attitudes and beliefs, 1996-2001. Res. Pap. NC-340. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 12 p.


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    Atttudes, computer content analysis, fees, national forests, Recreational Fee Demonstration Program.

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