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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 594067, 10 pages
Public Acceptance of Disturbance-Based Forest Management: Factors Influencing Support
1Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society, Oregon State University, 321 Richardson Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
2Forestry Division, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation, 2705 Spurgin Road, Missoula, MT 59804, USA
Received 9 March 2012; Accepted 10 April 2012
Academic Editors: D. Czeszczewik, D. Huber, and B. Schirone
Copyright © 2012 Christine S. Olsen 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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