Arboretum Otter Survey

This survey is part of an in-class discussion for the Wild Davis course at UC Davis. It is not a part of a formal research project or study. Your survey responses are completely anonymous.

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* 1. What is your affiliation with UC Davis?

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* 2. Are you currently, or have you ever been, an employee, volunteer, or student intern at the Arboretum?

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* 3. Do you believe that otters currently inhabit the Arboretum waterway on the UC Davis campus?

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* 4. If you answered "they used to inhabit the waterway, but don't anymore," why do you think the otter(s) left?

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* 5. Have you personally seen an otter in the Arboretum waterway?

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* 6. Have you heard others claim to have seen an otter in the Arboretum waterway?

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* 7. If you answered yes to question 5 or 6, please describe where in the Arboretum waterway the otter was found, what time of day it was observed, and what it was doing (swimming, sleeping, etc).

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* 8. If you believe that otters currently exist in the Arboretum waterway, why are they so difficult to find?

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* 9. If otters currently exist in the Arboretum waterway....

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* 10. Is there any other information you have on otters in the Arboretum waterway that you would like to share with us?

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