Nature Institute We’re researching new ideas at the interface of science, tourism, and education. Our endeavour is built upon the idea that there is an overlap between four groups:authentic tourism experiencesprofessional development for Tasmanianspersonal enrichment for lifelong learnersincoming students looking to upskill within TasmaniaAs Tasmanian Geographic explores these new ocean waters, we’re inviting you to help us chart our course and contribute to an authentically sustainable tourism sector. We greatly appreciate your contribution to our research and planning – many thanks!Let's get started!How has learning about the natural world brought value to your life? Type something.How would you describe your skills and enthusiasm as a naturalist? What aspects of the natural world most interest you?*Type message.How would you describe the opportunities you had to experience nature when you were younger?Type something.What do you like most about spending time engaging in the natural world? How does it make you feel?Type something.Have you ever studied the natural world in a formal setting?*Select…No, neverYes, in primary schoolYes, in secondary schoolYes, as part of TAFE studiesYes, as part of Uni studiesI have a science degreeI have a science postgraduate degreeI work in a science roleWhat aspects of nature do you wish you had learnt more about?Type something.TextType message.Can you describe the most wondrous thing you've ever experienced in the natural world?Type message.What three aspects of the natural world interest you most?Other respondents have suggested subjects such as: Mushroom ecology • Bird photography • Edible plants •Clouds identification • Mountain geology • Sustainable agriculture • Soil science • Astronomy • Moss identification • River dynamics • Marine environment • Seashell identifcationWhat do you think are the biggest challenges in connecting with Tasmania's nature ?Type something.What do you think are the main obstacles for people who want to learn science OUTSIDE of the formal educational system?Type something.On a scale of 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree), how much do you agree with the following statements?I'm interested in learning for personal growth12345I'm interested in learning for professional development12345Select option.Visitors to Tasmania are eager to learn as much as possible about the island12345Select option.I believe that the education I've had has sufficiently equipped me to understand the natural world12345Select option.What are you think are the greatest opportunities and challenges for Tasmanian tourism?Let us knowYour full name?Type something.Your email?Enter email address.OptionsOption 1Option 2Option 3Select options.Thank you!We will contact you soon.