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Effectiveness of Forestry Agency Personnel as Fire Prevention ContactorsAuthor(s): M.L. Doolittle
Source: Res. Note SO-262. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionA major responsibility of county forest rangers in North Carolina is fire prevention. Personal contact with the public is essential to the successful performance of this function. A survey of 50 North Carolina rangers revealed that the degree of success for each ranger was directly related to the specific effort put forth as a contactor.
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CitationDoolittle, M.L. 1980. Effectiveness of Forestry Agency Personnel as Fire Prevention Contactors. Res. Note SO-262. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
KeywordsMost effective, least effective, contact, noncontact, fire prevention
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