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Public perception of powerline right-of-way management: A review of current knowledge

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Year
2008

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Clark, B.N., Fly, J.M., Buehler, D.A., and Evans, R.M., 2008, Public perception of powerline right-of-way management: A review of current knowledge: Elsevier B.V., p. 731-738.

Summary

We completed nine focus groups on perceptions of powerline right-of-way (ROW) management issues. In these groups we interviewed eastern Tennessee residents to determine the nature and range of knowledge and views regarding vegetation management, ROWs as wildlife habitat, and ROW aesthetics. We also conducted an extensive literature review to adduce other pertinent data. Participants in focus groups exhibited a wide range of attitudes and beliefs about the interview topics. Some associated wildlife habitat with areas devoid of humans ("wilderness" or "sanctuary"), whereas others thought of habitat as close as "my backyard." A majority referred to habitat in relatively objective terms such as "food, water, and cover" or "homes for wildlife" [...]

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  • Environmental Concerns in Rights-of-Way Management

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