Data were collected for this report using focus gr oups and individual interview. Five focus groups were conducted: two groups were held in Tucs on and one each in Douglas, Safford, and Sierra Vista. Additionally, individual interviews were conducted with members of state and local government as well as concerned citizens who were not able to attend the focus groups. The results were analyzed to identify themes about value and beliefs concerning forest resources and management priorities. The results of this analysis are presented by describing the major themes and public assessments regarding management priorities.
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