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Recreation partnerships on national forests: The influences of institutional commitment and urban proximity on agency capacity

Author(s):

Allie E. McCreary
Erin Seekamp

Year:

2012

Publication type:

Other

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Source:

In: Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc; Watts, Clifton E., Jr., eds. Proceedings of the 2010 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-94. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 160-166.

Description

This paper presents data from the second phase of a multiphase study being conducted to explore the structure and function of U.S. Forest Service (FS) recreation partnerships. In Phase I, institutional commitment and urban proximity emerged as key indicators of agency capacity to effectively develop and maintain recreation partnerships. In Phase II, multiple case studies were selected to explore these indicators of partnership capacity. Interviews were conducted throughout six of the nine FS regions with personnel at each forest's ranger districts and supervisor's office.

Citation

McCreary, Allie E.; Seekamp, Erin; Cerveny, Lee. 2012. Recreation partnerships on national forests: The influences of institutional commitment and urban proximity on agency capacity. In: Fisher, Cherie LeBlanc; Watts, Clifton E., Jr., eds. Proceedings of the 2010 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-94. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 160-166.

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