Graduate Thesis Survey

Hello, my name is Sophie Phillips and I am a graduate student from the University of Delaware.

I would like to invite you to participate in a survey on land connection, demographics, and attitudes towards Rock Creek Park. This work will inform efforts to create a better experience for you and your family within the Park.

The purpose of this study is to explore the relationships between local communities and nearby parks and results may be used to inform future management decisions.

The survey will take approximately 10 to 20 minutes to complete and you may quit at any time. All responses will be completely anonymous. We would very much appreciate your input and participation.

If you have any questions, you can contact me ( or my research advisor, Dr. Casey Taylor ( In addition, you may contact the University of Delaware Institutional Review Board if you have concerns about this study (

Thank you in advance for your participation! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments about the study.

Please click on the following link or open the camera on your phone and hover over the following QR Code to access the survey from your mobile device.