Welcome and Thank you!

Thank you for your dedication to MRC's volunteer program. We are conducting a study to better understand volunteer motivation to participate in lagoon research and restoration activities. Please complete the following brief questionnaire to help us better understand the environmental values shared by volunteers. All answers will remain anonymous and results will be pooled.

The survey only takes about 3 minutes to complete.

We appreciate your time!

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* 1. Please indicate the extent that you volunteer in the following lagoon related programs:

  Never Rarely Occasionally Frequently
Spoil island surveys
LagoonWatch or other water quality monitoring program
School classroom education presentations
MuckFinders program
Youth summer camp assistant
Mangrove/shoreline planting
Mangrove propagule collection/mangrove growing
Brazilian pepper/Exotic plant control
Festivals and event tabling
Adult group presentations
Painting rain barrels or other art for donation
Oyster gardening/oyster matt construction
Whale monitoring/conservation

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* 2. Please answer the following questions on a scale from 1-5 with 1 indicating you strongly disagree with the statement and 5 indicating you strongly agree.

  Strongly Disagree
2 3 4 Strongly Agree
I would like to sit by a pond and watch dragonflies.
People have the right to change the environment (nature).
I would help raise money to protect nature.
I always turn off the light when I do not need it any more.
To feed people, nature must be cleared to grow food.
I like a grass lawn more than a place where flowers grow on their own.
Because mosquitoes live in swamps, we should drain the swamps, and use them for farming.
I like to go on trips to places like forests away from cities.
Weeds should be destroyed because they inhibit the full development of useful and ornamental plants.
I like the quiet of nature.
Building new roads is so important that trees should be cut down.
If I ever have extra money, I will give some to help protect nature.
People are supposed to rule over the rest of nature.
I try to tell others that nature is important.
To save energy in the winter, I make sure the heat in my room is not on too high.
I try to save water by taking shorter showers or by turning off the water when I brush my teeth.

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* 3. What year were you born?

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* 4. What's your highest level of educational attainment?