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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory



Monitoring program names:
Silver City Watershed Keepers

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



Contact Information
Name:Regina WillisStreet:305A N Cooper St.
City: Silver CityState: New Mexico
Zip Code:88061Phone: 575-538-8078
Email:regina@gilaresources.infoWeb site1:http://gilaresources.info/
Fax: Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):19
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number: Students Number:

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 2010

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes 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:
Grant

Program description:


Environments monitored:
Land, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Metals, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Salinity, Secchi transparency, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Birds, Fecal coliform, Macroinvertebrates, Terrestrial vegetation, Wildlife, Exotic / Invasive species

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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