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Name
   
 
 
Email Address
   
 
 
Organization Name
   
 
 
County Located in:
   
 
 
Address:
   
 
 
Phone Number
   
 
 
 
1. What do you estimate as the total audience reached by your activities to connect children, youth and families to nature in the past 12 months? (check one)
 
Less than 100
 
101 - 1000
 
1001 - 5000
 
5001 - 10,000
 
10,001 to 20,000
 
20,001 to 50,000
 
50,001 to 100,000
 
100,001 to 250,000
 
250,001 to 500,000
 
More than 500,001
 
Unknown
 
 
 
2a. What population do you serve (estimated):
   
 
 
 
2b. Estimate of how many actually served:
   
 
 
 
3. Of the children and youth served in the previous question, approximately what percentage is under-served? (check one) Note: For purposes of this survey, “under-served” is defined as families under the poverty threshold as set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/08Poverty.shtml (check one)
 
0%
 
1 - 10%
 
11 - 25%
 
26 - 50%
 
51 - 75%
 
over 75%
 
Don't Know
 
 
 
4. How would you describe your organizational setting
 
early childhood/day care
 
parks and rec
 
school: elementary
 
schools middle school
 
schools: high school
 
college
 
inner city
 
urban/suburban
 
rural
 
museums/zoos
 
municipal parks and rec
 
state parks/rec
 
public land
 
Other
    
 
 
 
5. How many new partnerships have you formed to offer your initiatives?
 
0
 
1 - 5
 
6 - 10
 
11 - 15
 
16+
 
 
 
6. List up to 5 of your top initiatives and provide a link to them if possible - 1.
   
2.
   
3.
   
4.
   
5.
   
 
 
7. Since your children and nature initiatives began, approximately how many of each of the following has been established, either directly or indirectly, as a result of your efforts? (please provide an answer in each row)
None 10 or less 11 — 20 21 or more Don't know
Community or Schoolyard Gardens
Natural Play Areas
Nature Clubs for Families; Family Based Programs
Programs for Teens and Millennials
Service Projects in Nature
Trails or Trail Projects
Professional Development Opportunities
Special Events/Play Days in Nature, Community Engagement Events
Programs/Projects Addressing Outdoor Play as a Healthy Lifestyle
 
 
Other Initiatives please describe below:-
   
 
 
 
8. What do you estimate as the total audience reached by these new initiatives? (check one)
 
Less than 100
 
101 – 1000
 
1001 – 5000
 
5001 – 10,000
 
10,001 – 20,000
 
20,001 – 50,000
 
• 50,001 – 100,000
 
100,001 – 250,000
 
250,001 –500,000
 
More than 500,001
 
Unknown

 
 
 
9. Since your children and nature initiative began, which of the following changes have you seen as a direct or indirect result? (check all that apply)
 
Behavioral indicators that children are happier, more creative, confident and/or collaborative
 
Community improvements to provide access to nature-based experiences
 
Development or enhancement of places to play and learn outdoors in nature
 
Educational benefits to participants
 
Enhanced family bonding
 
Health benefits to participants
 
Increased awareness of the importance of nature for children’s healthy development
 
Increased community support
 
Increased engagement of early childhood professionals and caregivers
 
Increased engagement of formal educators
 
Increased engagement of non-formal educators
 
Increased engagement of pediatricians and others in the medical community
 
Increased frequency of children playing outdoors in nature
 
Increased funding for the children and nature initiative
 
Increased interest and participation in nature-based service projects
 
Increased number of children playing outdoors in nature
 
Increased number of people participating in nature-based events and programs
 
Media attention
 
Partnerships with new allies
 
Repeat participation by children and youth in nature-based events and programs
 
None
 
Other
    

 
 
 
10. Which of the following audiences and organizations are participating in your children and nature initiative? (check all that apply)
 
4-H
 
Boys and Girls Clubs
 
Businesses
 
Camp staff and counselors
 
Childcare providers
 
Children’s museums
 
Colleges or universities
 
Community organizers
 
Educators
 
Faith-based organizations
 
Federal agencies
 
Grandparents
 
Health care providers
 
Home schoolers
 
Landscape designers, landscape professionals
 
Libraries
 
Local non-profit organizations
 
Natural resource professionals
 
Nature centers
 
Parent teacher organizations
 
Parks
 
Planners
 
Private school teachers
 
Public school teachers (pre-k teachers, NC Pre-K, and Public school afterschool group leaders)
 
Scouts
 
State agencies
 
YMCA or YWCA
 
Zoos and aquaria
 
Other
    

 
 
 
11. Are you a member of NCCAN!?
 
Yes
 
No
 
Not Sure
 
Would like to be
 
Need More Information
 
Other