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Monitoring program names:
Ash Sixth Grade Learning Center

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


Contact Information
Name:Suzanne Reed Street:908 Ash
City: PlainviewState: Texas
Zip Code:79072-Phone: 806 296-4130
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 806 296-4101Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:3 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1995

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? Yes

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

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Ash Sixth Grade Learning Center monitors the Duck Pond in Plainview, Texas using materials and procedures supplied by Texas Watch.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, State government, University scientists
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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