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There is increasing concern that a major factor influencing the loss of forestland in Washington State is the lack of successful generational transfer of forest land. The scenario is similar to that experienced by family-owned agricultural farms. Generational transference of family-farm property has been a topic of study in the social sciences for many(More)
A purposive social assessment across three communities explored reactions of local residents to wildfires in the Wenatchee National Forest in north-central Washington. Research concentrated on identifying the diversity of fundamental beliefs and values held by local residents about wildfire and forest management. Particular emphasis was given to(More)
A qualitative social assessment targeted salient issues connected to the Colville National Forest creating opportunities (CROP) research program that examines forest management alternatives for small-diameter stands in northeastern Washington. Research spanned various communities in three counties and investigated the diversity of fundamental values people(More)
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