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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
South Jersey Land and Water Trust

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

Contact Information
Name:Suzzane McCarthy, Christine Nolan Street:P.O. Box 233
City: GlassboroState: New Jersey
Zip Code:08028-Phone: 856-694-3681 or (856) 881-2269, sjwatersheds@verizon.netWeb site1:
Fax: -Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):50
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1997

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

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:

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

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Alkalinity, Conductivity, Metals, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Birds, Fish, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Construction site inspections, Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
AdvocacyOur program, Local government
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program
BMP evaluationOur program
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projects 
LegislationOur program
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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