Strengthening the Rural Economy - References



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Carver, Erin, and James Caudill.  2007.  “Banking on Nature 2006:  The Economic Benefits to Local Communities of National Wildlife Refuge Visitation.”  Division of Economics, Fish and Wildlife Service.  September.

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