Table 3: Support for and confidence in management plans and managing agencies (percent).

StatementsStrongly agree/agreea

I would support this approach if management plans are critically reviewed by scientists.76
My support will be based on knowing the type of harvesting techniques planned.75
I support the landscape-level historical disturbance approach described above.58*
I have confidence that agency managers know enough about forest and stream ecosystems to carry out disturbance-based management.53
I am concerned about economic losses from timber sales that leave live and dead trees.31

a Response options on a 4-point scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree with an option to indicate not sure.
More than 20% of respondents indicated not sure for this statement.