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The resource and the storyline: an interpretive balancing actAuthor(s): Wilbur K. LaPage
Source: In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. p.9
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe long era of "protection of natural resources through acquisition" is gradually drawing to a close. The budget-busting era of "protection through management" is forcing us to look for new funding mechanisms. But the idea of facilitating protection through enlightened self-interest is ripe for growth. Resource interpreters can provide the link with visitors and other constituents to influence "resource protective" behavior and develop a land ethic.
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CitationLaPage, Wilbur K. 1995. The resource and the storyline: an interpretive balancing act. In: Vander Stoep, Gail A., ed. Proceedings of the 1994 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium; 1994 April 10-12; Saratoga Springs, NY.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-198. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. p.9
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