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What we've learned from the sound: A broader perspective on sustainable human use of wildlandsAuthor(s): Aaron J. Poe; Randy Gimblett; Dale Blahna
Source: In: Aaron, Poe J.; Gimblett, Randy, eds. Sustaining wildlands: Integrating science and community in Prince William Sound. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press.
Publication Series: Book Chapter
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe previous chapters in this book build on over three decades of work studying human-landscape interactions and associated conflicts, as well as policy related to protection of special places, wildland values, and human experiences. We believe that the approach recommended to the Forest Service in chapter 19 has merits beyond the region of Prince William Sound. Finally, through the course of putting this volume together, three interconnected themes emerged that are vital when managing for the sustainable use of wildlands. Those themes are as follows:
• Sustainable use of management depends on rigorous social science.
• Sustainable use requires broadening the conversation between managers and stakeholders.
• Sustainable use: a working wilderness promotes societal relevance.
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CitationAaron, Poe J.; Gimblett, Randy; Blahna, Dale J. 2017. What we've learned from the sound: A broader perspective on sustainable human use of wildlands. In: Aaron, Poe J.; Gimblett, Randy, eds. Sustaining wildlands: Integrating science and community in Prince William Sound. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press. 297-303. Conclusion.
KeywordsExxon Valdez, wilderness, recreation, Prince William Sound, injured resources, framework for sustainable recreation.
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