Economic value of wilderness protection and recreation in British Columbia
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Published in [Victoria, B.C.] : Canada-British Columbia Partnership Agreement on Forest Resource Development: FRDA II .
Written in English


  • Forest management -- British Columbia -- Economic aspects.,
  • Recreation areas -- Economic aspects -- British Columbia.,
  • Wilderness areas -- British Columbia -- Economic aspects.,
  • Nature conservation -- British Columbia -- Economic aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger Reid, Michael Stone and Took Whiteley.
SeriesWorking paper -- WP-6-012, Working paper (Canada-British Columbia Partnership Agreement on Forest Resource Development: FRDA II) -- 6-012.
ContributionsStone, Michael, 1954-, Whiteley, Took., Canada-British Columbia Partnership Agreement on Forest Resource Development: FRDA II.
LC ClassificationsSD568 .R45 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 51, 10 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16557878M

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