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    Author(s): Michael Nisengard; Miklos Gratzer
    Date: 1998
    Source: In: Vogelsong, Hans G., comp, ed. Proceedings of the 1997 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1997 April 6 - 9; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-241. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 276-281.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    This project examines attitudes towards management strategies of four Allegany State Park recreational user groups: cabin users, recreational vehicle users, tent users, and day users. It investigates recreational user group attitude differences, and attitude change over a ten year time period, in regard to the following park management strategy categories: park attributes, recreation issues, forest management and diversity issues, preservation issues, oil and gas development issues, and nuisance wildlife control issues. Data analysis of the study results indicate that there is a statistically significant difference in recreational user group response to 5 of 49 variables. Comparisons are made between this study and a similar study conducted in 1986 in order to assess change in user attitude over time. From 1986 to 1996, user attitude, evaluated in terms of management significance and not statistical significance, changed in response to only 3 of 46 issues.

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    Nisengard, Michael; Gratzer, Miklos. 1998. Recreational user attitudes towards management strategies of Allegany State Park. In: Vogelsong, Hans G., comp, ed. Proceedings of the 1997 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1997 April 6 - 9; Bolton Landing, NY. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-241. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 276-281.

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