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Evaluation Methodology and Data Sources for Social and Economic Impact Assessment of Forest Land Management Options: Background Reports

Author(s) or contact(s): M. Shaffer and Associates
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Land Use Planning
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1992. Hardcopy is available.


The objective of this report is to discuss the process of developing alternatives for forest land management planning, and to make recommendations about this process. Special emphasis is placed on developing alternatives that respond to the diversity of public values as a key step in building public support. Preliminary guidelines are also offered for clarifying public values and key variables that can be used to devise more attractive land management alternatives.

FRDA Research Report 189 (4549 KB)

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