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    Author(s): Stephen F. McCool; James Burchfield; Wayne Freimund
    Date: 2000
    Source: In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: What we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 77-79
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The objective of this research was to synthesize a number of studies focusing on human dimensions of public land management in the Bitterroot National Forest. While 35-40 such studies have been conducted, their cumulative knowledge is limited by use of a variety of approaches, scales and frameworks. Four themes emerged from the synthesis: public attitudes toward management of national forest lands; the relationship between the Forest Service and local residents; recreation and wilderness use; and the linkages between the Bitterroot National Forest and local economic development.

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    McCool, Stephen F.; Burchfield, James; Freimund, Wayne. 2000. Social science and the Bitterroot National Forest: A synthesis. In: Smith, Helen Y., ed. 2000. The Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project: What we have learned: symposium proceedings; 1999 May 18-20; Missoula, MT. Proc. RMRS-P-17. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 77-79

    Keywords

    ecosystem management, forest succession, social sciences, Bitterroot National Forest

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