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Forest resource access, dependency, and vulnerability in southeast and southcentral Alaska

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2011

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Tessema, Mekbeb E., 2011, Forest resource access, dependency, and vulnerability in southeast and southcentral Alaska: Utah State University.

Summary

Rural communities in the western U.S. and Alaska are highly dependent upon surrounding publicly-owned forests for various economic and non-economic values. Historically, limited data has hampered the understanding of such community-resource linkages. As a result, community interests may not be adequately considered in forest management plan development and policy formulation. Addressing this imbalance is an important issue for the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), particularly as it shifts from timberdominated goals to a more holistic ecosystem-based form of management. This study seeks to understand community-resource use linkages, dependency, and vulnerability surrounding the Chugach and Tongass NFs using place-level socioeconomic data [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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