* 1. Please enter your zip code, number of acres owned (enter zero if no property or renting), and land use type (urban, suburban, rural residential or agricultural)

* 2. The mission of the Ingham Conservation District is to promote and practice stewardship of our natural resources by serving, educating and empowering our community.  How effective do you think the Ingham Conservation District has been in fulfilling its mission?

* 3. Please indicate the resources you use to stay informed on natural resource issues in Ingham County.  You may select multiple options.

* 4. Please rank the following natural resources found in Ingham County in order of their value to you (with 1 being the most important and 7 the least important).

* 5. Over the last 2 years the Ingham Conservation District has secured grants to address invasive species, water quality and watershed protection, game habitat improvement, river cleanups, tire recycling and hunting access.  What other areas would you like to see the District focus on in the next 5 years?

* 6. Please indicate your level of concern for each of the following natural resource issues
by selecting the priority you believe they should be given in Ingham County.

  High Priority Moderate Priority Low Priority No Opinion
Agricultural Management
(fertilizers, pesticides, animal waste)
Stormwater Runoff and Management
Climate Change
(energy use, carbon footprint, deforestation)
Air Quality
Groundwater Quality and Monitoring
Habitat Restoration
Loss of Wildlife Habitat
Erosion and Sedimentation
Surface Water Quality
(Lakes and Streams) 
Failing Septic Systems
Residential Fertilizer and Pesticide Use
Loss of Farmland
Natural Area and Open Space Preservation
Forestry Health and Management
Preservation of Connected Natural Ecosystems
Public Hunting Access
Invasive Species
Urban Sprawl and Impervious Surfaces
Loss of Wetlands

* 7. How interested would you be in attending a field day, workshop or presentation on the following topics?

  Very Interested Somewhat Interested Not Interested
Native Tree and Plant Identification
Starting a Backyard Orchard
Reducing Environmental Risks on Farms
Surface Water Quality and Monitoring
Status of Local Waterways and Watersheds
Constructing Rain Barrels/Rain Gardens
Forestry/Woodlot Health and Management
Hunter Access Program
Native Species Landscaping
Local Wildlife
State and Federal Conservation Programs
Septic System Maintenance
Grassland Establishment and Management
Innovative Farming Practices
Invasive Species Identification and Management
Tree Pruning and Care
Groundwater Quality and Monitoring

* 8. What is the most important change or improvement in service the Ingham Conservation District should make to help you on your land or in your community?

* 9. If you are interested in volunteering with the Ingham Conservation District please indicate your areas of interest.

* 10. Please provide your email address to be entered into our gift card drawing.  If you would like to be added to our monthly newsletter list please enter "yes" in the box below.