HAB Voter Preference Focus Groups

Date: July 2018

Leads: Tian Guo (CIGLR), Devin Gill (CIGLR)

About: Community members were invited to participate in focus groups to pilot a survey designed to assess public preference for regulatory approaches to managing harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie.

Funding: This workshop was supported by the University of Michigan through the Graham Sustainability Institute’s Catalyst Grant program.


  • Guo, T., D. Gill, T.H. Johengen and B.J. Cardinale. 2019. What determines the public’s support for water quality regulation to mitigate agricultural runoff? Environmental Science and Policy. 101:323-330. (DOI:10.1016/j.envsci.2019.09.008).



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