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    Author(s): Rodney R. Zwick; Ron Glass; Kim Royar; Tom Decker
    Date: 2002
    Source: In: Todd, Sharon, comp., ed. 2002. Proceedings of the 2001 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-289. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 118-123.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Vermont trappers are faced with multiple social, economic, and political factors that influence their harvest activities, the extent of their participation, and affect their motives for participating in trapping. The purpose of this study was to assess changes in participation and motives of Vermont trappers from 1994 to 2000. Data collected from 333 licensed Vermont trappers (63% response rate) from a six state study of trappers in 1994 was compared to data obtained in a replicated study of 447 licensed Vermont trappers (69.8% response rate) in 2000.

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    Zwick, Rodney R.; Glass, Ron; Royar, Kim; Decker, Tom. 2002. Sociocultural perspectives of trapping revisited: a comparative analysis of activities and motives 1994 and 2000. In: Todd, Sharon, comp., ed. 2002. Proceedings of the 2001 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-289. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 118-123.

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