عنوان مقاله [English]
This study aims at investigating views of range cooperative members about the certain measures related to the range programs in Golestan province of Iran. For This purpose, it makes use of a correlative analysis as well as a step by step regression. This is an applied research in a descriptive-correlative method and its studied population includes 190 pasture cooperative members of the province. Multi-variable regression results show that a number of variables including the members’ satisfaction of the cooperative performance, contact of the cooperative with the Natural Resources Department, management qualifications of the cooperative managers, and holding educational courses are positively effective on the extent of these pasture cooperatives’ success in protection and restoring of the pastures. In addition, according to the results from the correlative coefficient of variables, the variables of the members’ educational level, duration of their membership, connection of the cooperative with the other pasture cooperatives, holding educational courses, the members’ satisfaction of the cooperative performance, management qualifications of the cooperative managers, and contact of the cooperative with the Natural Resources Department have significantly positive relations with the success in protecting and restoring the pastures.