Perceptions of prescribed burning in a local forest community in Victoria, Australia.

@article{Bell2006PerceptionsOP,
  title={Perceptions of prescribed burning in a local forest community in Victoria, Australia.},
  author={Tina Bell and Immaculada Oliveras},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={867-78}
}
The general perceptions of prescribed burning were elicited from forest users for an area that has been subject to this form of land management for at least 20 years. The largest group consisted of local residents living in and around the Wombat State Forest with two smaller groups of students from a nearby university campus and local professional land managers. A questionnaire was given to each participant in order to explore how the forest was used, to determine the level of knowledge of… CONTINUE READING