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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
Monitoring program names:
Adopt-a-Shoreline Program
Invasive Plant Monitoring

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):



Contact Information
Name:Amy SamuelsStreet:220 Herald Place
City: SyracuseState: New York
Zip Code:13202Phone: 315-424-9485 ext.0
Email:onondaga@cce.cornell.eduWeb site1:http://http://counties.cce.cornell.edu/onondaga/002_environment/001_water_quality/
Fax: 315-424-7056Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? No

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):50
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number: Students Number:

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began:

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:
Onondaga; Cortland; Cayuga; Oneida; Oswego; Madison

Program description:
The Adopt-a-Shoreline program is a citizen monitoring

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:



Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:
Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water chestnut, European frog's bit, Curly leaf pondweed, Hydrilla, Starry Stonewort

Additional activities:
Storm drain stenciling, Water chestnut Hand Pulls

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, University scientists
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizingOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Screen for problemsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Plan restoration projectsNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
EnforcementLocal government, State government
LegislationLocal government, State government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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