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Galveston Bay Survey

created using World Startup Report template
published by TThompson

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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.