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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
AuSable North Branch Area Association

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



Contact Information
Name:Charles E. WheekerStreet:5081 N. River Rd.
City: FreelandState: Michigan
Zip Code:48623-Phone: -
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):9
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1960

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX 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:
AuSable North Branch Area Association monitors the North Branch of the AuSable River to watch for any attempt to damage the quality of this river.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projectsOur program
Enforcement 
LegislationOur program
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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