To understand experiences, priorities, and challenges in outdoor recreation as experienced by Vermont’s public and private land managers, outdoor recreation providers (non-profit, municipal, and private) outdoor recreation private enterprises, and other key stakeholders. “Outdoor recreation” is defined for the purposes of this survey as any form of outdoor activity pursued within the state Vermont during your leisure time that provides personal enjoyment, satisfaction, or wellbeing.
This survey is being conducted by the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Center for Rural Studies at the University of Vermont to gather input from outdoor recreation providers.
Your input will be used to develop the next Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). The SCORP is important for Vermont because it:
- Allows Vermont to qualify for federal funds for municipal and state recreation and conservation projects;
- Provides an opportunity to assess recreation supply and demand; and,
- Helps to guide strategy for local governments, state government and other outdoor recreation providers.
Your participation in this survey is voluntary. This online survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. The survey questions will be about your experiences, your priorities, and barriers to participation in outdoor recreation activities. The results of this survey will be used to develop the Vermont Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).
By completing this survey you agree that:
- You have read the above information
- You have voluntarily agreed to participate
- You are at least 18 years of age
- You have not previously completed this survey
Thank you for your input!