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Southern Forest Resource Assessment

final wording of assessment question SOCIO-4, its manager, work plan and other information about how this question is being addressed

Assessment Question SOCIO-4:

What motivates private forest landowners to manage their forestland and how are their management objectives formed?

  Gerald Wicker (MGR)

 Work Plan

 Previous wording

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Detailed Issues:
  1. Look at how NIPF landowners might respond to different incentives and disincentives regarding the management and use of their land.
  2. Examine the differences in motivation/management between landowner groups (public, large industry, versus nonindustrial private owners and minority versus non-minority landowners).
  3. Address the role of education and access to information on the management behavior of private landowners.
  4. Describe NIPF landowner perspectives on the use of their forests for recreation and other uses.
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