Natural Areas Programs - Cumulative Participation per Capita

Desired Result:  Above Target

 
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Analysis of Performance


This is a quarterly metric.

Natural Areas volunteers, staff and partners provided 125 activities for 4,458 people this quarter, which is above the target of 3,015 people. Trailhead tabling and Explorer activities (also known as community programs) were the most attended events. Community members enthusiastically attended programming. Many activities had full registration and waiting lists.



Metric Definition
The participants per capita attending Natural Areas programs.
Why Is This Important?
This metric provides an indication of the diversity and popularity of Natural Areas programs. Offering a wide range of popular programs is a hallmark of successful operation.
City Organization Impact on Performance

Medium – Natural Areas influences this metric by providing a wide range of quality programs to community members. Participation numbers are also influenced by marketing and outreach.

Benchmark Information
This metric contains benchmark data for Colorado open space agencies that have similar educational programs, voter approved tax funding, land conservation missions, and community demographics. Fort Collins compares itself to county-wide programs because municipal open space programs are very rare.