INFO ALL contact info you share with
us is totally confidential.
(So we can calculate
distance people drove.)
How did you hear about this Tide Day
If an email listserv or group, be specific so we can
make sure we contact the list for future events.
Ages of people who joined you on the
reef (so we can get an idea how to improve future
Did you take pictures?
Did you post them?
Yes I took
pictures. Nope, I was
too busy looking.
If you uploaded pictures somewhere, add
the link here so we can share if you want.
Did you have a good time at Negative Tide
Among the best experiences of my life.
I wouldn't change a thing.
experience, despite a few understandable glitches.
ok but it wasn't all that exciting.
I was ok, but I have a few big
whole thing was a horrible experience.
I did not attend.
Please explain any big complaints in the comments box
Would it be helpful to have
and/or vendor booths on the beach with us in
future events? (assuming we could get permits,
which might not even be possible)
Educational booths are
great, keep the commercial vendors away
Commercial vendors are great, keep the educational
commercial or educational vendors are fine.
booths away: let's not clutter the beach
care one way or the other
Do you have a favorite eco-nonprofit group we should
invite to host booths at future events? Eg: Monterey
Bay Aquarium, Fitzgerald Marine Sanctuary,
Reef Etiquette One
of our goals was to teach reef etiquette. How did we do?
Did you see anybody harvesting
wildlife without a license (aka poaching)?
Do you think people were being considerate of
Did you see anybody causing obvious damage to reef
life (on purpose or accidentally)?
Do you think people recognized young anemone
and accidentally stepped on them, or stepped on grass
without knowing what was underneath?
Did you (or anybody
else) say anything
to poachers or inconsiderate reef walkers?
Did you see anyone climbing
on the cliffs or causing similar land-based
Did you see any dogs
(or dog owners) creating problems or were the
Do you have suggestions for future
adventure events? Like a walk at Halone
Garden, kayaking at Elkhorn Slough or Monterey Bay,
nature hikes thru Los Gatos, beach parties at Natural
Bridges Santa Cruz, etc. (the more specific, the
Comments about the Reef Walk
What was your favorite part of
What was your least
How was traffic?
How was parking?
How was the ~1 mile walk
TO the reef ?
Were the crowds too
What was your favorite
What was your favorite
reef plant (bull
sea grass, palm kelp, etc) ?
Did you eat
breakfast or lunch or dinner in Half Moon
Bay? If so, where? We might be able to ask
them for a donation for future events.
How could we do better for the next event?