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Recreation Management in Cooperation With Nonprofit Organizations: Pros and Cons

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Public land managers faced with budget and manpower constraints are finding partnerships with nonprofit groups useful in meeting recreation management goals. Interviews with key personnel in five such partnerships in the East revealed a wide variety of pros and cons that managers should consider. On balance, interviewees felt that the possible benefits of partnerships outweigh the potential problems.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor, of Forestry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061

Publication date: September 1, 1983

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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