Incorporating Values into Community-Scale Sustainable Forest Management Plans: An Application of Q Methodology

  title={Incorporating Values into Community-Scale Sustainable Forest Management Plans: An Application of Q Methodology},
  author={Sandra Rodr{\'i}guez-Pi{\~n}eros and Will Focht and David P. Lewis and Diane Montgomery},
  journal={Small-scale Forestry},
Incorporating people’s values into forest management plans is an important component of sustainable forestry practice. Q methodology was used to identify perspectives on sustainable management of a community-owned forest reserve in a village in Puebla, Mexico. The study demonstrates the value of Q methodology in characterizing the views of citizens toward the forest and accommodating these views in a sustainable forest management plan. The plan we developed based on our research enjoyed… CONTINUE READING

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