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The changing faces of forest recreationAuthor(s): J. Kling
Source: Science Perspective PSW-SP-012. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionManagement of national forest recreation has long focused on the needs and habits of White visitors because this traditionally has been the largest group. That is changing all over the country, but nowhere more than in southern California. Here, social scientists are studying the needs and recreation patterns of Latino visitors to better understand this rapidly growing user group.
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CitationKling, J. 2009. The changing faces of forest recreation. Science Perspectives. PSW-SP-012. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 6 p
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