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    Author(s): Rogelio II Andrada; Jinyang Deng
    Date: 2012
    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: 168-174.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    This study examined the attitudes and preferences of visitors toWashington, D.C., one of the top tourism cities in the United States. Results of a visitor survey conducted at two sites show that respondents have a highly positive attitude towards the city's urban forest and that their appreciation of the urban forest has a positive influence on their experiences as visitors. In addition, this study used conjoint analysis to explore tourists' preferences regarding the appearance of urban forests.

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    Andrada, Rogelio II; Deng, Jinyang. 2012. Enjoying green cities: Assessing visitors' attitude and preferences of urban forests in Washington, DC. 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: 168-174.

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