Duram, L. A. and K. G. Brown (1999) Finding 2

Two-way communication methods, particularly door-to-door contact where possible, are more successful in soliciting participation for watershed planning initiatives than one-way communication (information) methods.

The learning experience: Builds on locally existing skills and resources.
The learning experience: Takes place close to the location where people practice a behavior of concern.
The learning experience: Reaches people in multiple ways.

Beyond the Community 
The learning experience: Offers avenues for participation which are competent, fair, and enhance involvement for all levels of responsibility.

Citation: Duram, L. A. and K. G. Brown (1999). Assessing Public Participation in U.S. Watershed Planning Initiatives. Society and Natural Resources 12(5): 455-467.
Citation Type: Research