National Extension Tourism (NET): 2021 Conf. Proceedings

stakeholders. Entities like NET and the USDA NIFA Regional Rural Development Centers will be critical to facilitate these relationships and knowledge sharing. Similarly, funding opportunities like HATCH and AFRI, which recognize the need for integrated programing to address challenges should be pursued to encourage knowledge sharing and cross-state collaborative research and outreach programing. Keywords: Community and regional development; COVID-19; Extension; Recreation; Tourism


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2021 NET Conference Proceedings


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