Assessing Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting in Protection of Forests (Case study: Sari, Iran)

Mohammad Abedi


The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of forestry and rang department specialists in Sari Township regarding effective factors in protection of forests. The population of this study included 230 forest specialists in Sari Township. A stratified random sample of 140 specialists was selected. The research design used for this study utilized descriptive survey research methodology. A questionnaire was developed to assess the effective factors in protection of forests. Major conclusions were that An adequate number of protection personnel are needed that protect forests; that Also should be provided vehicles for protection personnel; that Monitoring on the cooperatives and other company which practice in ground of forest is also necessary and important in forest protection and conservation. Therefore necessary that we work on the effective factors that impact on the protection of forests.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n10p789

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