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Limits of acceptable change and natural resources planning: when is LAC useful, when is it not?

Author(s):

Stephen F. McCool

Year:

1997

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Intermountain Forest Experiment Station

Source:

In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N., comps. Proceedings - limits of acceptable change and related planning processes: progress and future directions: from a workshop held at the University of Montana's Lubrecht Experimental Forest. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-371. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station:

Description

There are ways to improve the LAC process and its implementational procedures. One significant procedural modification is the addition of a new step. This step — which becomes the first step in the process — involves more explicitly defining goals and desired conditions. For other steps in the process, clarifications of concept and terminology are advanced, as are numerous suggestions about how to implement LAC more effectively.

Citation

Cole, David N.; McCool, Stephen F. 1997. Limits of acceptable change and natural resources planning: when is LAC useful, when is it not?. In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N., comps. Proceedings - limits of acceptable change and related planning processes: progress and future directions: from a workshop held at the University of Montana''s Lubrecht Experimental Forest. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-371. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station:

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