RDKB Electoral Area 'A' Resident Survey on Climate Adaptation: Local Food and Emergency Preparedness

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Beautiful, vibrant green rows of lettuce, chard, herbs and other salad vegetables and flowers.

Welcome to our survey for RDKB Area 'A' residents on what you're doing to adapt to climate change.

This survey is being conducted and compiled by the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College, on behalf of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

The RDKB and the RDI appreciate you taking the time to provide important information so we can all better prepare for changes in our climate.

Thank you!

Welcome to our survey for RDKB Area 'A' residents on what you're doing to adapt to climate change.

This survey is being conducted and compiled by the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College, on behalf of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.

The RDKB and the RDI appreciate you taking the time to provide important information so we can all better prepare for changes in our climate.

Thank you!

  • Informed Consent Statement

    This short survey about backyard farming/food growing and emergency preparedness is being conducted by RDKB Area 'A' in partnership with the Rural Development Institute at Selkirk College.

    The purpose of this survey is to help researchers understand how prepared RDKB Area 'A' residents are for the impacts of climate change. The survey is part of a larger project reporting on key indicators of climate change adaptation and preparedness in Area A. Study results will be reported in late fall 2019. Click here for more information on the study.

    This survey takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete and your responses are anonymous. Your participation is voluntary and you may choose to end the survey at any time. You may also skip a question if you do not want to answer it. There are no known risks if you decide to participate in this survey. You must be at least 18 years of age to participate.

    If you have questions about the study, please contact Jayme Jones, Selkirk College Research Assistant, at 250-365-1282 or jjones1@selkirk.ca. The Selkirk College Research Ethics Committee has approved this research study. If you have ethical concerns, please contact Paula Vaananen, Ethics Committee Chair, at 250-365-1430 or pvaananen@selkirk.ca.

    By continuing to the survey, you are confirming that you understand this Informed Consent Statement and agree to participate.


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