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Name not available inside City Limits September 17, 2018, 3:26 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I own/rent property immediately adjacent to 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 35.210413, -111.623026 (This path is walkable from my condo. It is a great place to walk a dog or just be in the forest to get away from civilization.), Pin at 35.213471, -111.636805 (I can walk to Buffalo Park from the house that I rent to get some exercise.), Pin at 35.214905, -111.630735 (This is a convenient pathway between my house and my rental property. I use it to walk dogs, get exercise, or commute on foot. It has a beautiful view of the Peaks.)


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, 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.




If you selected other, please specify:
Over-development of housing/schools/businesses/parking on protected natural lands. I would like to see this area kept for open space/recreational space.


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, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Maps/interpretive information/signage, Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade)

Name not available inside City Limits September 16, 2018, 6:33 PM

What best describes your relationship with McMillan Mesa Natural Area? Note: Please select the relationship that is most relevant.
I live in the McMillan Mesa vicinity (e.g. Izabel Street, Apple Way, Pine Cliff Drive).


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, Other - I can walk to the natural area from our house.


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 35.205399, -111.630515 (We live on Apple Way, so we visit the natural area every day for walks and bike rides.), Pin at 35.212471, -111.635948 (This is another great area for walking. But it is also important to have open space for the sake of open space.)


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, Snow Shoeing


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, 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 , Provide opportunities for visitors to rest and enjoy the Natural Area (e.g. benches, picnic tables, shade), Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Trash and recycling facilities


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?
We recently moved to Flagstaff and bought a house on Apple Way. Our number one priority for neighborhoods we were looking at was access to open space. It would be great to manage the natural area as a natural ecosystem balanced with recreational opportunities.

Name not shown inside City Limits September 11, 2018, 9:32 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 35.214088, -111.628712 (Cycle through, enjoy the FUTS trail and views.), Pin at 35.204368, -111.629313 (Cycle through, enjoy the trail and passage through the open space, and views all around.)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Other - All of these selections are relevant for what I value about the Natural Area. This is an extremely important resource for all these reasons, and more.


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


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:
Development adjacent to the Natural Area, while unavoidable, is impacting the quality of the experience in the Area.


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

Name not shown inside City Limits September 11, 2018, 11:38 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?
No


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


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Yes

Name not available inside City Limits September 11, 2018, 11:27 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 35.211675, -111.635621 (Dog watching, wildlife viewing, photography), Pin at 35.212412, -111.626824 (Dog walking, wildlife viewing, photography)


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)

Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Install additional signage throughout the Natural Area to orient visitors, mark trails, and interpret resources , Maps/interpretive information/signage, Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Trash and recycling facilities, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, 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, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Other

Name not shown inside City Limits September 10, 2018, 11:37 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?
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 35.20829, -111.62512 (Great area to cross-country ski in the winter!), Pin at 35.215962, -111.629128 (Good workout on a mountain bike climbing this hill), Pin at 35.212589, -111.638354 (Very quiet area. )


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, Snow Shoeing, 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 - Education: signage and displays highlighting natural features


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:
Need for additional maintained trails.


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)

Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Develop additional FUTS and single-track 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 , Provide restrooms at the primary access point, Maps/interpretive information/signage, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas, Trash and recycling facilities


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?
There should be a trail on a bridge located at the west side of the mesa, with a connecting trail. Both this bridge and the existing one should have a sign visible to drivers welcoming them into McMillan Mesa/Buffalo Park.

Name not shown inside City Limits September 8, 2018, 7:06 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 35.207152, -111.626094 (I'm not good at reading maps. We go to Buffalo Park to walk and enjoy the beauty!)


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, 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, 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 , 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, Ecological restoration and forest health improvements within forested areas


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?
With the increased building in town, not to mention the size of many of the new projects, it is more important than ever to preserve our undeveloped space. I pray this area is NEVER subject to commercial or residential development of any type.

Name not available inside City Limits September 7, 2018, 9:15 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?
No


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


Do you support bike share in Flagstaff?
Yes

Name not shown inside City Limits September 6, 2018, 11:34 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?
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 35.205714, -111.625579 (I enjoy walking on this trail. Nice views. ), Pin at 35.216163, -111.62854 (Twenty years ago I took my kids sledding on this great sledding hill, including at least one year after it was posted for no sledding. I appreciate the need for safety, but I'd prefer safety modifications to closure. )


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, 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 - sledding


If you feel that the facilities are inadequate, how could they be improved to meet your needs?
Parking is OK (sledders should be fit enough to park in a safe location and then walk!). The hill might require some work to minimize collisions with trees and between sledders. Night lighting could also help.


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 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 , Develop additional FUTS and single-track trails within the Natural Area, Decommission or revegetate social trails within the Natural Area, Establish a formal parking area for visitors to access the Mesa more easily

Name not available inside City Limits September 5, 2018, 9:41 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 35.212235, -111.635642 (hiking), Pin at 35.206169, -111.627574 (hiking and enjoying the mountain, open space, the deer that come through), Pin at 35.221176, -111.630192 (connection to the Forest Service Trails is very important to a lot of us)


What do you value MOST about McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
Views of the San Francisco Peaks


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, Snow Shoeing, 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)
Hiking or Walking


If you feel that the facilities are inadequate, how could they be improved to meet your needs?
I think they are good.


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:
There has been more liter at Buffalo park. I also dislike the development coming on the Mesa near Basis. Its increased traffic.