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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Monticello High School
Science Department

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

Contact Information
Name:Cecilia Webb/TateStreet:c/o Cecilia Webb/Tate 135 Cave St.
City: MonticelloState: Kentucky
Zip Code:42633Phone: 606 348-5312 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):
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:2 Students Number:60

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $100 Year monitoring began: 1991

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
Monticello High School students monitor Springs and Beaver Creeks in the Cumberland River Basin.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris monitoring

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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