Do you care about the Animas River? Want to help the river? Please take a few minutes and complete the survey to help us provide information that enables you to make informed, confident decisions about your use of the Animas River and its contributions to our quality of life.

Thank you for taking the time to help us help you and the Animas River!

The Animas River Community Forum, www.animasrivercommunity.org, is a diverse group of community members who recognize that there is a gap between information generated and information delivered about the health and condition of the Animas River. To better bridge the Animas River information gap, we need to understand your concerns.

All survey responses will be kept private. No identifiers linking you to this survey will be included in any information published or shared with others. A summary of the findings will be provided on the Forum’s website www.animasrivercommunity.org and will be used to develop a long-term data and information dissemination plan for the public.

* 1. How do you use the Animas River in your living and working life?

* 2. What segment of the Animas River are you most concerned about (check all that apply)?

* 3. How would you rate the health or resilience of the Animas River on a scale from 1-10 (where 10 is most healthy/resilient and 1 is least healthy/resilient)?

* 4. Why did you rate the river in this way?

* 5. What river qualities would indicate a rating of 10 "Most Healthy / Resilient"?

Do you have concerns about the Animas River in your living and working life? If yes, please answer questions 6 through 11:

* 6. What public health concerns do you have regarding the Animas River?

* 7. What information or indicators would help you to address these concerns?

* 8. What concerns do you have about the health or resilience of the Animas River as a natural system?

* 9. What information or data would help you to address these concerns?

* 10. What other concerns do you have about the Animas River?

* 11. What information or data would help you to evaluate your concerns?

* 12. Do you consider yourself informed about the condition of the Animas River? (where 1 is least informed/need more information, and 10 is most informed/expert).

* 13. How would you prefer to access information or indicators about your river concerns?
Please indicate your top 3:

* 14. Who should be included in this conversation?

Your responses to the following questions will help us understand the community represented by this survey:

* 15. Gender

* 16. Age Range

* 17. What county do you live in?

* 18. Your affiliation (check all that apply):

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