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Monitoring program names:
Stilwell Junior High Water Study

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



Contact Information
Name:Phyllis GoodmanStreet:16th St and Vine Ave
City: West Des MoinesState: Iowa
Zip Code:50265Phone: 515 226-2770
Email:goodmanp@wdm.k12.IA.usWeb 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):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:4 Students Number:100

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $300 Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government 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:
Stilwell Junior High Water Study monitors the Walnut Creek, a tributary of the Raccoon River. Our purpose is to educate middle school students about water as a finite, controllable resource.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
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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