Developed to compile a list of existing resources for use in
open space mapping and policy planning.
Funding from the Yavapai County Community Foundation.
Resources investigated included the various general/community plans for cities
within the Verde Valley and for Yavapai County. In addition, numerous national, state
and regional agencies or organizations were contacted for Verde Valley-specific studies
or reports regarding land deemed important open space.
Organizations contacted and
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Arizona State Parks
Arizona State Trust
Arizona Wilderness Coalition
Center for Biological Diversity
Coconino National Forest
National Park Service
The Nature Conservancy
Prescott National Forest
Salt River Project
The Sierra Club
US Fish & Wildlife Service
US Forest Service
Verde River Basin Partnership, AZ Water Institute, and The Nature Conservancy
Univ. of AZ, AZ Dept. of Environmental Quality, AZ Cooperative Extension,
and Water Resources Research Center
View the full Open Space Resource Library PDF here