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John M Windfeldt inside City Limits April 25, 2018, 5:36 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
Other - Usual use is to observe the area for what is at the time as I drive or hike through. During normal winter weather deer graze north of Forest; there is always something going on and just the freedom feeling of no "improvements" is a little lift to spirit


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
A combination of those


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.212029, -111.638775 (Hike through... and dawdle as needed), Pin at 35.211257, -111.634784 (Rubber neck as I drive by to see what is at this moment. My favorite is when a family of deer is out, but always feel peace... well, a little fear of development taking it away.), Pin at 35.213677, -111.627746 (I hope this is the veteran's facility with the Arizona Trail going by! Hikers are some of the best for them to chat with!), Pin at 35.214413, -111.629505 (I have parked here to enjoy the peaks with & without snow. The changing leaf color is cool too.), Pin at 35.208242, -111.625085 (I will be using the AZT in the future (as well as the FUTS) and it would be cool to see the creatures & vegitation native to the area)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Other - Perhaps the last item listed would have been enough, but I want to emphasize my preference for native species, but it is SO important to introduce as many humans as possible to the importance of our caring for our environment/what is changing due to us.


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Wildlife Watching, Other - Stopping for a 'nature' infusion when it's "one of those days". A hike over there while waiting for a medical process result. The aforementioned enjoyment of driving through.


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




If you selected other, please specify:
Light pollution reducing the night creature's natural/normal activities, thereby changing the ecology of the area. It would be super if camping were possible so night sky enjoyment was also a feature!
I don't know if an opportunity will be available later for this: Could this be a part of a "Wildlife Corridor" that I read some time back is needed across the city?


What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Trash and recycling facilities, Other


If you selected other, please specify:
"Social trails" are difficult to eliminate without a compensating "official" trail, so the new trails & general design might include enough of them to reduce negative events later on.


Is there anything else you would like to add regarding how you feel McMillan Mesa Natural Area should be managed or recommendations for projects that could enhance the area?
My opinion: DO NOT design so irrigation water is required! I am sure there are native species now in existence that will become extinct due to climate change, so save the seeds for posterity, because climate change is greater than available water resources.

Jennifer Spinti inside City Limits April 24, 2018, 9:01 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Bicycle/Foot


Which trails and facilities do you use to access McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (please select all that apply)
FUTS Trails/Sidewalks, Arizona Trail


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.212527, -111.638474 (I prefer riding my bike up the FUTS trail to riding my bike up the sidewalk on Cedar Hill.), Pin at 35.204392, -111.629462 (I am a volunteer cross country coach at BASIS. Our team frequently runs on the FUTS trails near the school.), Pin at 35.206636, -111.625042 (I ride my bike on this section of trail at least once a week. I use this trail to get from my home near the top of 4th St to the AZ Trail down by the wastewater treatment plant.), Pin at 35.209862, -111.629162 (My children attend BASIS, so I'm frequently riding my bike on Gemini. I enjoy looking out at the deer, jackrabbits & other wildlife that I frequently see.)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Recreational opportunities (e.g. using trails, wildlife watching)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Biking, Running, Wildlife Watching, Cross Country Skiing


What recreational activities would you like to engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area but feel the facilities are inadequate for? (Choose as many as applicable)
Other - The biggest improvement to this area would be a bridge connecting the FUTS trail across Cedar at Turquoise (similar to the bridge at the top of Cedar Hill).


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




If you selected other, please specify:
One of the biggest sources of litter is from the area where the city dumps snow in the winter. This area always has a lot of trash that is then blown east into the grass and trees.


What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Other, Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Maps/interpretive information/signage, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Trash and recycling facilities, Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources


If you selected other, please specify:
Bridge across Cedar at Turquoise

Wynne Geikenjoyner outside City Limits April 24, 2018, 4:45 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Bicycle/Foot


Which trails and facilities do you use to access McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (please select all that apply)
FUTS Trails/Sidewalks


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.211187, -111.63959 (Walking, running, hiking), Pin at 35.205051, -111.631479 (Walking, running, hiking), Pin at 35.214939, -111.630707 (Walking, running, hiking), Pin at 35.207085, -111.625085 (Walking, running, hiking)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Ecological resources (e.g. wildlife habitat, grassland plant species)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Running, Wildlife Watching


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Trash and recycling facilities, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources


Is there anything else you would like to add regarding how you feel McMillan Mesa Natural Area should be managed or recommendations for projects that could enhance the area?
My priorities: keep it natural, clean and accessible.

Name not shown inside City Limits April 24, 2018, 2:56 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I work in the McMillan Mesa vicinity (e.g. Basis School, NACET, USGS).


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Personal Vehicle


Where do you primarily park?
Buffalo Park


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.207513, -111.626287 (I don't visit this area, I feel that it should have been left to be developed. Flagstaff has limited housing and this would have been a useful area to develop, close to town, instead of sprawling outwards.), Pin at 35.212667, -111.636329 (This seems like a useful piece of land to protect. it is already on the north side of Forest ave and directly adjacent to Buffalo Park. It could become a welcome addition and expansion to Buffalo park!)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Accessibility from other areas of town


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
None


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Other


If you selected other, please specify:
Open the area south of Forest Ave for residential development


Is there anything else you would like to add regarding how you feel McMillan Mesa Natural Area should be managed or recommendations for projects that could enhance the area?
The area South of Forest Ave should be opened to residential development. That area already has development! Flagstaff has a lot of housing pressure from students and working professionals. Continuing to restrict development within city boundaries will only create more dependence on cars by encouraging sprawl, increasing rent and house prices, etc... I think the area North of Forest Ave is worthwhile to protect because it is directly adjacent to Buffalo Park, and could offer a worthwhile expansion to this well loved area in Flagstaff.

Ryan Nelson inside City Limits April 24, 2018, 9:51 AM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Bicycle/Foot


Which trails and facilities do you use to access McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (please select all that apply)
FUTS Trails/Sidewalks, Arizona Trail


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.212141, -111.636243 (The Urban Trail access from the corner of Turquoise and Forest to Buffalo Park is excellent and used frequently as a thoroughfare for runners, cyclists, and walkers. I personally run it on a regular basis as I work close by.), Pin at 35.208565, -111.625257 (I frequently run the urban trail system around the Mesa. It is an excellent addition to the Buffalo Park trails with expansive views of the city, as well as a refuge for wildlife. )


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Recreational opportunities (e.g. using trails, wildlife watching)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Dog Walking, Running, Wildlife Watching


What recreational activities would you like to engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area but feel the facilities are inadequate for? (Choose as many as applicable)
Cross Country Skiing


If you feel that the facilities are inadequate, how could they be improved to meet your needs?
Assuming there was enough snow to allow for a groomed Cross Country Ski area in the winter, this would be an ideal place. However this would obviously be snow dependent.


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Trash and recycling facilities, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Maps/interpretive information/signage, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area


Is there anything else you would like to add regarding how you feel McMillan Mesa Natural Area should be managed or recommendations for projects that could enhance the area?
I would hope the emphasis would be on improving the trails and natural area to best preserve this open space as long as possible.

Name not shown inside City Limits April 23, 2018, 11:08 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Personal Vehicle


Where do you primarily park?
Buffalo Park


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.214273, -111.629505 (run), Pin at 35.206208, -111.624999 (run), Pin at 35.204315, -111.629548 (run)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Recreational opportunities (e.g. using trails, wildlife watching)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Biking, Running, Wildlife Watching


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Trash and recycling facilities, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade)

Name not shown inside City Limits April 23, 2018, 4:12 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Personal Vehicle


Where do you primarily park?
Buffalo Park


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.211377, -111.636415 (walking taking pictures), Pin at 35.208326, -111.622725 (walking), Pin at 35.21341, -111.625686 (walking)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Other - All of the reasons above


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Dog Walking, Biking, Wildlife Watching


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Trash and recycling facilities, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources

Jeff Goulden inside City Limits April 23, 2018, 10:49 AM

Are you from the Flagstaff area or a visitor to town?
I live in Flagstaff


Have you used a bike share bike in Flagstaff during the pilot period?
Yes


Do you feel bike share is a useful transportation option in Flagstaff?
Yes


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Yes


Do you have any recommendations to improve bike share in Flagstaff?
Offer a monthly pass that would include bus transportation along with bike share.

Jeff Goulden inside City Limits April 23, 2018, 10:44 AM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
A combination of those


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.204392, -111.62972 (Biking the FUTS trail to get to Buffalo Park), Pin at 35.212246, -111.638732 (Biking the FUTS trail)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Ecological resources (e.g. wildlife habitat, grassland plant species)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Biking


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Trash and recycling facilities, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Maps/interpretive information/signage, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area


Is there anything else you would like to add regarding how you feel McMillan Mesa Natural Area should be managed or recommendations for projects that could enhance the area?
Leave it in as natural a state as possible.

Melissa Dunstan inside City Limits April 23, 2018, 10:02 AM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I recreate in McMillan Mesa Natural Area.


How do you primarily access McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
A combination of those


With each pin, in the corresponding comment box, we invite you to share why you visit that area, what activities you engage in there, and anything else you feel is important about that location.
Pin at 35.212211, -111.6365 (Running, trail connection to Lower Oldham for mountain biking and running, dog walking, birding )


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Ecological resources (e.g. wildlife habitat, grassland plant species)


What recreational activities do you engage in on McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (Choose as many as applicable)
Hiking or Walking, Dog Walking, Biking, Running, Wildlife Watching


What are the most important issues affecting McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Please rate each option from “Least Concerned” to “Most Concerned” to help us understand how you rank these.




What types of improvements do you think are most important in McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (rank priorities in order of importance from not at all to highly important)

Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Maps/interpretive information/signage, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Provide restrooms at the primary access point