Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Connecting Country Supporter Survey Results are in!

Posted on 24 October, 2016 by Connecting Country

thank-youA big thank-you to all of the people who responded to our supporter survey. We appreciate the time taken to fill out this survey. These responses are helping us to shape our direction into the future.

Some interesting results (please note that there were 58 responses in total) include…

  • Around half live in town or on less than 5 acre block (25)
  • 76% are involved in landcare
  • Ranking of our work (note that all facets were rated roughly even): 1. On-ground action, 2. Community engagement and education, 3. Monitoring, 4. Landcare support
  • Top priorities for action: Habitat enhancement for local birds and other native species, Development of wildlife corridors, Environmental education, Vegetation management and restoration
  • Lower priorities for action: Sustainable agriculture, Understanding fire ecology and impacts, Pest plant and animal control
  • Preferred funding options: Government grants, Philanthropic organisations, Donations/Bequests
  • Some encouraging comments:
    • Keep up the great work!!
    • You provide a vital connection for landcare groups and help with educating communities.
    • I’m sure people would be prepared to pay for the field days and workshops, especially when lunch is provided too. Thank you for all the wonderful work you do.
    • As an out-of-towner, I am inspired by your organisation. Keep up the good work.
    • Keep up the great work, your input into the community really pays off.
    • I like the way CC connects different networks, I am exceeding grateful for the work CC has undertaken on my property. It has given me an enormous boost.
    • Although I am a city dweller, Connecting Country is becoming more important to me. I’m sure more city dwellers would become involved in CC activities if they were aware of the programme.
    • You’ve all been doing a fantastic and wonderful job!!
    • Thank you for the work that you already do.
    • Thank you – wonderful team and great initiatives.
    • The educational programs provided by CC have enhanced my understanding of the biodiversity of our local area and heightened my interest to find out more. Thankyou CC.

To view the full summary please click here .

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