Table 3. Frequency of landholders’ stated practices in stream management. The table shows the frequency of each practice (identified by landholders) as well as the number (N) of interviews that provided valid information about that practice, from the 32 interviews done.

  Frequency (%) N
Cuts trees 3.70 27
Cuts shrubs 77.78 27
Plants trees 3.70 27
Plants shrubs 0.00 27
Removes veg. litter and/or human garbage 77.78 27
Removes sediments 11.11 27
Margin stabilization 3.57 28
Closes the stream with fences 11.11 27
Discharges effluents in the stream 3.45 29
 
Manually 16.67 18
Using machinery 61.11 18
Using chemicals 15.79 19
 
States it as being done by him 55.17 29
States it as being done by third party 20.69 29
States no management 24.14 29
States the stream works by itself 3.45 29