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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Nazareth Area High School
Environmental Science Class and Club

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):
Jacobsburg Water Quality Program; Lehigh University's Herpetological Research Project for Students


Contact Information
Name:Kathie Romano Street:E. Center St.
City: NazarethState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:18064-Phone: 610 759-1730
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):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:140

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1987

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

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:
Nazareth Area High School monitors Schoeneck Creek at least three times per year. We also participate in the Herpetological Educational Research Project sponsored by Lehigh University and Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center.

Environments monitored:
Land, River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program, University scientists
Research Our program, University scientists
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program, University scientists
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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