Conservation Areas Visitor Survey

The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) would like to gather information from visitors to our Conservation Areas to better understand how our lands are being utilized, and to determine if there are realistic goals we can achieve to create a better user experience. Please fill out the questionnaire below, and you will be entered into a draw for an LRCA prize pack valued at over $50.00!

Thank you for taking the time to complete this voluntary survey. It should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Please note that individual responses are confidential. You will only be contacted in the event that you are a recipient of a prize. Data obtained from the survey will be reported to the LRCA Board of Directors and Management.

By selecting “I Agree”, you are indicating that:

  • you are willingly participating in this survey
  • you agree to the above information
  • you are giving the LRCA permission to contact you if you are the winner of the prize pack

Where do you reside? If you selected "Other", please specify in the space provided.

Do you purchase an Explore Card Parking Pass annually? If you selected "Yes", for how many years have you been purchasing Explore Cards?

What is your main motivation for purchasing an Explore Card Parking Pass? If you selected "Other", please specify in the space provided.

Do you put money in the coin boxes at Areas where coin boxes are provided?

If you do not purchase an Explore Card Parking Pass or put money in the coin boxes where available, please provide a brief explanation as to why.

What activities do you participate in when visiting Conservation Areas and Forest Management Properties? (Select all that apply, and add your own in the space provided)

What is your favourite Conservation Area/Forest Management Property and why?

How often do you visit each Conservation Area/Forest Management Property? If you visit an area frequently, use the Visits Per Week column; if you visit an area rarely or only sometimes, use the Visits Per Year column.


Mission Island Marsh

Silver Harbour

Hazelwood Lake

Little Trout Bay

Hurkett Cove

Cedar Falls

MacKenzie Point

Mills Block Forest

Wishart Forest

In your own personal opinion, what are the ideal modifications, improvements or changes that you would like to see at the Conservation Areas/Forest Management Properties that you visit (funding and personnel permitting)?

Do you have any other comments or concerns?

Thank you!

Thanks for taking the time to complete this survey! Your feedback is valuable to us.