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									                                        Pre-Presentation Survey

The following surveys are part of a graduate student thesis study that aims to evaluate differing
conservation educational teaching methods. Please fill out the pre-presentation survey as you
wait for today’s chimney swift presentation to begin. Fill out the post-presentation survey after
you have heard today’s presentation. Your name, contact information, and organization
affiliation will remain confidential. Your participation is greatly appreciated! Thank you for
your time.

1. On a scale of 1 to 5, rate your current knowledge of chimney swifts by circling your
answer.

               1               2                 3             4               5

        I know nothing                                                   I consider myself
     about chimney swifts                                              a chimney swift expert



2. If you knew that a species could use some part of your home as a breeding site, how
likely would you be to allow that species to breed in your home?

               1               2                 3             4               5

             Very           Somewhat         I don’t care   Somewhat         Very
            Unlikely         Unlikely         either way     Likely          Likely




3. If you knew that a threatened or endangered species could use some part of your home
as a breeding site, how likely would you be to allow that species to breed in your home?

               1               2                 3             4               5

             Very           Somewhat         I don’t care   Somewhat         Very
            Unlikely         Unlikely         either way     Likely          Likely




4. Were you aware that: (Please circle ONE response for each statement)

Chimney swifts are currently experiencing a population decline…..                     Yes       No

Chimney swifts shifted to breeding in chimneys because hollow                         Yes       No
trees..…

The chimney-capping rate in the Triangle area is up to 7% per year…..                 Yes       No
5. Does your home have a chimney constructed with brick or stone? Circle one.

No     (If No, please skip to question 9)

Don’t know     (Please continue to question 6)

Yes    (If Yes, please continue to question 6)



               6. Is your chimney capped? Circle one.

               No      (If no, please skip to question 8)

               Don’t Know (Please skip to question 8)

               Yes     (If yes, please continue to question 7)



                              7. Do you know why your chimney is capped? Circle one.

                              No

                              Yes     (Please indicate why): _____________________________



8. If you answered “Yes” to question 5 and are willing to participate in a follow-up
interview, please provide your contact information below. Your participation is greatly
appreciated and very important for the success of this study.

Name: ________________________________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________________________________________________________

Email: ________________________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________
             Street Address                           City            State         Zip
9. Please circle your gender:       M       /      F


10. In what year were you born?     ___________________


11. What is your race/ethnicity? (Check all that apply)
[ ] White/Caucasian
[ ] Black or African American
[ ] Native American
[ ] Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
[ ] Asian
[ ] Hispanic or Latino
[ ] Other (please specify):________________________


12. What is the highest level of formal education that you have completed? (Check ONE)
[ ] Primary school
[ ] High school graduate or GED
[ ] Vocational or trade school
[ ] Some college
[ ] Associate degree (2 year degree)
[ ] College graduate (Bachelor’s or 4 year degree)
[ ] Graduate or professional degree


13. What was your gross household income (before taxes) in 2010? (Please check ONE)
[ ] Less than $20,000
[ ] $20,000 to $39,999
[ ] $40,000 to $59,999
[ ] $60,000 to $74,999
[ ] $75,000 or more




             Thank you for your time and participation with regards to this survey.

   Please take the time to fill out the post-presentation survey after today’s presentation.
           The post-presentation survey is very important for the success of this study.
                                   Post-Presentation Survey


1. On a scale of 1 to 5, rate your current knowledge of chimney swifts by circling your
answer.

               1              2              3              4              5

       I know nothing                                                I consider myself
     about chimney swifts                                          a chimney swift expert




2. After today’s presentation, would you be more or less willing to leave your chimney
uncapped for chimney swift use? If you do not have a chimney made of brick or stone,
please answer as if you do. Circle one.

a. I am less willing to leave my chimney uncapped. (Please indicate why and then skip to
question 5):

______________________________________________________________________________

b. I am more willing to leave my chimney uncapped. (Please indicate why and then skip to
question 5):

______________________________________________________________________________

c. My chimney is currently capped. (If c, please continue to question 3)



               3. After today’s presentation, would you be more or less willing to uncap
               your chimney for chimney swift use?

               a. I am less willing to uncap my chimney. (If a, please indicate why and then skip
               to question 5):

               _________________________________________________________________

               b. I am more willing to uncap my chimney. (If b, please indicate why and then
               continue to question 4)

               _________________________________________________________________
                     4. After today’s presentation, and having indicated that you are more
                     willing to uncap your chimney, on a scale of 1 to 5, how likely are you
                     to actually go home and uncap your chimney within the next 6
                     months? Please circle your answer.

                     1              2              3              4              5

                    Very         Somewhat       Neutral       Somewhat         Very
                   Unlikely       Unlikely                     Likely          Likely



                     Please indicate why: __________________________________________



5. Please leave any comments, questions, suggestions you have about today’s presentation
and/or survey:

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________



 Thank you for your time and participation with regards to this survey. Your participation will
help provide valuable feedback to Wake Audubon and similar conservation organizations about
                        the effectiveness of their educational methods.


        Please hand your pre- and post-presentation surveys to the survey proctor.

								
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