Table 1. Responses from different strata.

Stratum Response Response %
Regional forestry center forest planners 55 60
Local forest management association foresters 111 55
Timber-purchasing foresters from forest industry companies§ 132 62
Forest service entrepreneurs| 13 41
Overall 311 58

Names and addresses retrieved from the database of forestry center experts available on the Internet.
Contact details available on the Internet.
§Based on information received from the three largest forest industry companies in Finland: Metsäliitto, Stora Enso, and UPM-Kymmene. Employees of Tornator, a forestry service company under Stora Enso, were contacted via the Internet. Fifty percent of Tornator was sampled because of the small size of the population in that stratum.
|Enterprises that provide forestry services identified through the registery maintained by the Finnish forestry experts association.