Consider target audience issues such as time, skill, and direct experience with saving money over time Continue reading →
Local understanding about place and identity can provide coherence and justification for the creation and function of an organization as well as for individual or policy decisions about land use.
A decision-making process that accepts the assumption that the people most involved with a particular issue are the ones best equipped to make decision is likely to lead to constructive solutions to land use concerns. Continue reading →
A decision-making process that is constructed based on local perceptions for how to make decisions can lead to grower acceptance of specific land use actions.
When involving the public in green space planning:
- Survey public perceptions of stream corridors, including: recreational use, nature and scenery, sanitary and safety maintenance, flooding, stream access, and lighting.
When involving the public in green space planning: use survey responses to group residents according to their interest in recreation, in planning participation, or no interest.
- Develop participation programs suited to each group’s unique characteristics.
To assess customer satisfaction with community water conservation programs, consider evaluating: effectiveness in reducing water use; effectiveness of enforcement; fairness; overall satisfaction with the program; necessity of the water use restrictions; and necessity of the water use bans. Continue reading →
Each type of stakeholder group (e.g. customer, researcher, water utility manager) may value risks related to water management choices differently, and value who is most likely to best represent their interests differently. Continue reading →
Participation in water management decisions can be improved by assessing stakeholder perceptions of the risk of potential problems, and the impact on other stakeholders of these perceptions. Continue reading →
Specify audiences by need. Continue reading →