Polling Data

Polling data and ballot results demonstrate overwhelming bipartisan public support for government funding of conservation, recreation, and preservation in Pennsylvania. Key findings include:

  • 97% of Pennsylvanians support the continued dedication of state funds for land and water conservation, protection of historic sites, and farmland preservation.
  • 91% of Pennsylvanians support increasing state funding for those same purposes, and 80% support increasing funds even if it would cost the average household an extra $10–20 per year.
  • Pennsylvania voters have approved 79% of conservation ballot measures to allocate public money to open-space protection, generating more than $1.4 billion in funding.

Find a complete collection of poll results here.