Acceptable practices in Ontario's forests: Differences between the public and forestry professionals

@article{Wagner2004AcceptablePI,
  title={Acceptable practices in Ontario's forests: Differences between the public and forestry professionals},
  author={R. Glenn Wagner and James E. Flynn and Corinna Mertz and Paul Slovic and Robin Gregory},
  journal={New Forests},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={139-154}
}
We compare and contrast survey responses to statements about 1) environmental values, 2) agreement with forest management goals and approaches, 3) perceptions of risk, 4) trust in science and government, and 5) acceptability of forestry practices between the public and three groups of forestry professionals (government biologists, government foresters, and industry foresters) in Ontario. The survey emphasized issues surrounding forest vegetation management due to the contentious nature of… CONTINUE READING