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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Hubbard County Water Plan
COLA Water Monitoring Program for 1997

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



Contact Information
Name:Jerry Knoblich Street:RR 2 - Box 261
City: Park RapidsState: Minnesota
Zip Code:56470-9518Phone: 218 732-7687
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: -Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):25
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began:

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

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

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Hubbard County Water Plan involves twenty lake associations in testing water quality in 23 Hubbard County lakes. The purpose of this testing is to establish a long-term database for most of the county's lakes so that any trends in lakewater quality may be noted and , where possible, corrective action can be taken.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Nitrogen, pH, Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Chlorophyll

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Research  
Community organizing 
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 decisionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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