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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Effie Yeaw Nature Center/American River Natural History Association

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



Contact Information
Name:Beth Etgen Street:P.O. Box 579
City: CarmichaelState: California
Zip Code:95609-Phone: 916 489-4918
Email:eync@saccounty.netWeb site1:http://www.msa2.saccounty.net/parks/effieyeaw/Pages/default.aspx
Fax: 916 489-4983Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):20
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:4 Students Number:70

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $0 Year monitoring began: 1976

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
X 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?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Effie Yeaw Nature Center/American River Natural History Association monitors the American River watershed. We have several programs, including elementary school monitoring and adult annual bird and wildlife counts.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, Land, River or Stream, Wetland

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Birds, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation, Wildlife, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:
many plant spp.;;;

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Research  
Community organizingOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Screen for problemsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Watershed planningOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, University scientists
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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