Survey on Green and Open Spaces in the Lower Olentangy River Watershed
This survey is about how green space and open space are perceived, valued, and used by those who live, work or recreate in the lower Olentangy River watershed. For the purposes of this survey, green spaces are areas with natural land cover such as forests, wetlands, streams, prairies, and ponds. Open spaces are areas such as parks, sports fields and playgrounds.

Your participation in this survey is voluntary. Your responses will be confidential and will not be linked to any identifying information.

This survey is being conducted by the Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed ( https://flowohio.org ) as part of a green space planning effort. If you have any questions or comments on the survey please email info@olentangywatershed.org with Greenspace Survey in the subject line. Your participation in this survey is greatly appreciated.

Do you live, work or recreate in the lower Olentangy Watershed?
Please check all that apply. You can use the search box on map at the link below to determine if you live, work or recreate in the lower Olentangy River watershed. (FLOW does not collect or save any input or results from this map). http://olentangy.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=fbb8a18834964b14920780ee23961356
In the last 12 months, how often on average have you visited your local open space areas? By open space, we mean areas with less than 15% development with scheduled maintenance and are focused on active use, for example, parks, playgrounds, playing fields, and golf courses.
How far away from your house is your nearest open space area?
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to open space generally? Do you feel you have enough open space to recreate?
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to open spaces generally? Good quality open spaces make a neighborhood a great place to live.
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to open spaces generally? The quality of my local open space has been reduced in the past 5 years.
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to open spaces generally? I would like to get involved in activities to help to improve my local open space.
How satisfied are you with the quality of your local open space?
How important do you consider it is to have open spaces in your neighborhood?
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements relating to your local open space? Central Ohio is projected to get 1 million more people by 2050 based on MORPCs estimations (http://getinsight2050.org/). If these estimations are correct, we will have enough open space to support this population growth.
In the last 12 months, how often on average have you visited your local greenspace areas? By greenspace, we mean areas with 0-3% development, for example, bodies of water, wetlands, woodlands and nature trails.
How far away from your house is your nearest greenspace area?
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to greenspace generally? Greenspaces should provide opportunities to see nature.
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to greenspaces generally? Good quality greenspaces make a neighborhood a great place to live.
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to greenspaces generally? The quality of my local greenspace has been reduced in the past 5 years.
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement relating to greenspaces generally? I would like to get involved in activities to help to improve my local greenspace.
How satisfied are you with the quality of your local greenspace?
How important do you consider it is to have greenspaces in your neighborhood?
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements relating to your local greenspace? Central Ohio is projected to get 1 million more people by 2050 based on MORPCs estimations (http://getinsight2050.org/). If these estimations are correct, we will have enough greenspace to support this population growth.
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