Completed Socioeconomic Monitoring Reports:


The Role of Science and Policy in the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project

Graduate students in the Environmental Science and Policy program at NAU conduct an assessment of FWPP to understand the ways in which scientific information has informed the policies and operations guiding the project. See there assessment here: FWPP ENV 555 Final Paper


Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project: Public Perceptions

Recreationists visiting the FWPP project site were surveyed to asses knowledge, perception, and support of forest thinning, restoration, and FWPP. See the results here: FWPP Public Perceptions


Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project: Creating Solutions through Community Partnerships (2015)

ERI White Paper (2015). This case study spans the first two years of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP) and intends to convey to other communities, municipalities, and/or government agencies the administrative functions and mechanisms used by the City of Flagstaff and the U.S. Forest Service to develop and implement FWPP. The paper is designed as a case study for others considering a similar initiative. For full report, click here: FWPP – Creating Solutions Through Community Partnerships.


Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project Cost Avoidance Study (2014)

This study estimates the potential financial damages mitigated by the implementation of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP). Between the two treatment areas, potential financial damages range from $573 million to $1.2 billion. For full report, click here: Final FWPP Cost Avoidance October 27


Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project Equestrian Project Survey (2014)

Survey results revealed positive feedback was received from the first mechanical treatment in the FWPP project area (December 11, 2014). . View results here: FWPP Equestrian Project Survey_SUMMARY