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    Author(s): Stewart Allen
    Date: 2002
    Source: In: Watson, Alan E.; Alessa, Lilian; Sproull, Janet, comps. Wilderness in the Circumpolar North: searching for compatibility in ecological, traditional, and ecotourism values; 2001 May 15-16; Anchorage, AK. Proceedings RMRS-P-26. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 36-42.
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is revising the long-range plan for Alaska’s Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, over half of which is designated as the Togiak Wilderness Area. Many of the planning issues are social rather than biological, involving public use and its effects on Refuge resources and opportunities. Planners, managers, and stakeholders are finding themselves in the human ecotone, where two or more legal, social, and cultural edges intersect to produce an abundance and diversity of conflicts, challenges, and opportunities. Planning in the human ecotone requires collaboration, up-to-date information, and an adaptive process.

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    Allen, Stewart. 2002. Planning in the human ecotone: Managing wild places on the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. In: Watson, Alan E.; Alessa, Lilian; Sproull, Janet, comps. Wilderness in the Circumpolar North: searching for compatibility in ecological, traditional, and ecotourism values; 2001 May 15-16; Anchorage, AK. Proceedings RMRS-P-26. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 36-42.

    Keywords

    biodiversity, tourism, wilderness, conflict, collaboration, culture, traditional ecological knowledge

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