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RMRS-GTR-156: Survey responses from Region 3: Are we achieving the public's objectives for forests and rangelands?
Haefele, Michelle; Shields, Deborah J.; Lybecker, Donna L. 2005. Survey responses from Region 3: Are we achieving the public's objectives for forests and rangelands? Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-156. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 27 p.
The survey on values, objectives, beliefs, and attitudes, implemented as a module of the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment, asked over 7,000 respondents nationwide about their values with respect to public lands, objectives for the management of these lands, beliefs about the role the USDA Forest Service should play in fulfilling those objectives, and attitudes about the job the agency has been doing. This report - one of a series of similar regional reports - shows the attitude of respondents from the Southwest (USDA Forest Service Region 3: Arizona and New Mexico) is less favorable toward the Forest Service performance concerning the restricting of mineral development on forests and grasslands than respondents from the rest of the United States. Nationwide, as in the Southwest, the most important objective was conserving and protecting forests and grassland watersheds.
Keywords: National Survey on Recreation and the Environment, forests, rangelands, grassland watersheds, Southwest, mineral development, Region 3
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Survey responses from Region 3: Are we achieving the public's
objectives for forests and rangelands?
Electronic Publish Date: September 12, 2005
Last Update: February 10, 2009
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