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International Journal of Ecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 685708, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/685708
Research Article

Stakeholders' Perception as Support for Forest Landscape Planning

1Agricultural Research Council-Forest Monitoring and Planning Research Unit (CRA-MPF), P.za Nicolini 6, Villazzano, 38124 Trento, Italy
2Forest Ecology Laboratory, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, University of Trento, Via Mesiano 77, Mesiano, 38050 Trento, Italy
3Agricultural Research Council-Appennine Forestry Research Unit (CRA-SFA), Via Bellini 8, 86170 Isernia, Italy

Received 7 July 2011; Revised 1 September 2011; Accepted 1 September 2011

Academic Editor: Pavlos Kassomenos

Copyright © 2011 Isabella De Meo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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