National Conservation Lands

New Mexico:

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Outdoor Recreation Focus Group Report, 2018

This report presents the results of a focus group study of visitor recreational outcomes and preferences for Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument and surrounding BLM lands in Dona Ana County, New Mexico.  The study was conducted in the fall of 2016 and 2017.  It is part of a national research effort conducted by the Public Lands Recreation Research Partnership. 

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Outdoor Recreation Survey Report, 2018

This report presents the results of an on-site and mail back survey study of visitor recreational outcomes and preferences for Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument and surrounding BLM lands in Dona Ana County, New Mexico.  The study is part of a national research effort conducted by the Public Lands Recreation Research Partnership.

Colorado:

Dominguez Escalante NCA Proposal Report 2007

Results of a series of public forums established to determine the level of public support for designation of the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area outside of Grand Junction Colorado.  Report was delivered to the Boards of County Commissioners in Mesa, Delta and Montrose Counties detailing various connections to the landscape.

Dominguez Escalante NCA Wilderness and Recreation Management Report - 2011

This report presents the results or a focus group study of public opinion regarding recreational and wilderness values in the management of the Dominguez Escalante NCA in western Colorado.

Utah: 

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Recreational Experience Baseline Study Full Report - Phase 1 - Escalante Canyons 2014

This report presents the results of a focus group study to establish a recreational baseline for the Escalante Canyons region located on the eastern half of GSENM in Southern Utah.  It records the first phase in a five year study considering recreation and connection to place in various parts of the Monument.

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Recreational Experience Baseline Study Full Report - Phase 2 - Grand Staircase Area 2016

This report presents the results of a focus group study to establish a recreational baseline for the Grand Staircase region located on the western half of GSENM in Southern Utah.  It records the second phase in a five year study considering recreation and connection to place in various parts of the Monument.

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Vermillion Cliffs National Monument Recreational Experience Baseline Study Full Report – Phase 3 – Highway 89 corridor – 2017

This report presents the results of a focus group study to establish a recreational baseline for the Highway 89 region located on the southern half of GSENM in Southern Utah, and the entire Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in Northern Arizona.  It records the third phase in a five year study considering recreation and connection to place in various parts of the Monuments.

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Recreational Experience Baseline Study Full Report – Phase 4 – Highway 12 Corridor and Burr Trail – 2018

This report presents the results of a focus group study to establish a recreational baseline for the Grand Staircase region located on the northern half of GSENM in Southern Utah.  It records the fourth phase in a five year study considering recreation and connection to place in various parts of the Monument.