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Answering the challenges of the equality and diversity agenda means learning more about the expectations and needs of different woodland and forest users, including disabled groups. This study by Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research explored how disabled people used recreational facilities to make recommendations to the Forestry Commission regarding equality of access and service improvement.
Positive attitudes and experiences in woodland:
Barriers to disabled people’s access:
Funded by the Forestry Commission Scotland, commissioned by Forest Research and undertaken by the Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, University of Glasgow.
This project was completed summer 2008.
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