The growing cadre of women woodland owners within the general landowner population will increasingly direct decisions on how woodland properties are managed for timber, wildlife, recreation, and water. In the past, women woodland owners have been underserved with regard to their educational needs. Using a mail-based questionnaire and tax records, we surveyed woodland owners in four West Virginia counties to explore differences in educational preferences between female and male woodland owners. We found differences associated with several woodland-related topics of interest and seminar attributes.
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Fegel, T., McGill, D. W., Gazal, K. A., & Smaldone, D. (2018). Educational Preferences of West Virginia's Female Woodland Owners. The Journal of Extension, 56(1), Article 10. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.56.01.10