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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Little Tennessee Watershed Association
Sediment Monitoring Project

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



Contact Information
Name:Kay Coriell; Dr. William O. McLarney Street:P.O. Box 774
City: FranklinState: North Carolina
Zip Code:28744-Phone: 704 369-6402
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 704 369-6402Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):25
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:10

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

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
FoundationsX BusinessesX Memberships
X DonationsX Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:school budget

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?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Little Tennessee Watershed Association collects water-sediment samples to determine the major sources of sediment flowing into the Little Tennessee River. We cover the Little Tennessee and most major tributaries of the Upper Little Tennessee Watershed.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Phosphorus, Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Land use surveys, Restoration

Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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