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Measuring public attitudes toward natural resource issues

Louise M. Arthur

Measuring public attitudes toward natural resource issues

coyote control

by Louise M. Arthur

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural resources -- Public opinion.,
  • Coyote -- Control -- Public opinion.,
  • Predatory animals -- Control -- Public opinion.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCoyote control.
    StatementLouise M. Arthur.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 1657., Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 1657.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16032781M

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