An online public consultation was held throughout the month of October (2021) for this project. The public consultation included recorded presentations from staff and project consultants, as well as a survey for public input. A total of 127 individuals responded through the survey. Below you will find the survey results (displayed in pie chart form), a map of the study area outlining participant numbers per reach, and a question and answer document that contains a complied summary of the questions/comments submitted during this round of public consultation. 

Map of the study area with participant numbers:

Map of the study area outlining participant numbers from each reach

 

Survey results from the first round of public consultation:

Survey Question: Did you observe any beach erosion or damage to coastal wetlands in the study area during the high lake levels in 2017 and 2019?

Survey Question: Did you experience erosion problems on your property during the high lake levels in 2017 and 2019?

Survey Question: Had you experienced erosion problems on your property prior to 2017?

Survey Question: Did you experience flooding problems on your property or adjacent properties during the high lake levels in 2017 and 2019?

Survey Question: Had you experienced flooding problems on your property prior to 2017?

Survey Question: Have you experienced any damage to infrastructure on your property due to flooding or erosion?

Survey Question: Have you recently installed shoreline protection and/or completed related maintenance on your property?

Survey Question: Are you concerned about the amount of shoreline development and shoreline protection (e.g. concrete walls or rock structures) and the resulting loss of natural shorelines in the Quinte Region?

Survey Question: Are you concerned about the future health and resilience of public beaches and wetlands in the study area?

Survey Question:Do you think more shoreline armouring and hardening is required to protect infrastructure and development along the Quinte Region shoreline?

Survey Question: To what extent is flooding and/or erosion a concern for your family/organization and/or business?

Survey Question: Has your level of concern increased since the high lake level conditions in 2017 and 2019?

Survey Question: To what extent is climate change a concern for you and your family/organization?

 

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