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Galveston Bay Survey

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And The Survey says:
We asked people to share their knowledge and interest in Galveston Bay issues...
Of the following topics, which one would you be the most interested in learning more about?
habitat
wildlife
Coastal  Flood   risk
Freshwater   inflows
spills & dumping
seafood safety
water   quality
climate  change
invasive species
Spills & Dumping
Habitat conservation
seafood safety
top priorities
What are your
?
LIVING RESOURCES
38%
76%
BELIEVE HABITATS AROUND GALVESTON BAY ARE THRIVING.
BELIEVE THERE SHOULD BE MORE LEGAL PROTECTION FOR HABITATS AROUND GALVESTON BAY.
76%
only
DO YOU BELIEVE GALVESTON BAY SUPPORTS HEALTHY AND BIOLOGICALLY DIVERSE POPULATIONS?
FISH & SHELLFISH
BIRDS
MAMMALS
REPTILES
AGREE
NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE
DISAGREE
DON'T KNOW
BIGGEST THREATS
POLLUTION
APATHY/LACK OF UNDERSTANDING
THREATENED FRESHWATER INFLOWS
RUNOFF
DEVELOPMENT AND POPULATION GROWTH
to the health of the bay
Only 52% believe it is safe to swim in the bay.
THE FUTURE
3/4
BELIEVE THAT SEA LEVEL RISE, WATER CHEMISTRY, AND PRECIPITATION CHANGES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT THE BAY IN THE FUTURE.
3/4
92%
BELIEVE INDIVIDUAL ACTIONS CAN HELP IMPROVE WATER QUALITY IN GALVESTON BAY.
FOR MORE INFO, VISIT:
galvbay.org/reportcard
PRODUCED FOR THE GALVESTON BAY REPORT CARD, A PROJECT BY:
www.HARCresearch.org
www.galvbay.org
The results depicted in this infographic were compiled from a survey of community members, conducted by the Galveston Bay Foundation from July - December 2014. Input received from stakeholders through surveys and presentations during this time will help guide the features and scope of the Galveston Bay Report Card, scheduled to be released in 2015. This project is made possible by a grant from Houston Endowment.