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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Brodhead Watershed Association
Streamwatch

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



Contact Information
Name:Amy Albert; Jim Hartzler Street:Box 339
City: HenryvilleState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:18332-Phone: 717 839-1120
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):60
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:2 Students Number:12

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1991

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?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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Brodhead Watershed Associaton monitors 75 sites in the Brodhead watershed, including the Marshalls, McMichaels, Paradise, and Pocono creeks and their tributaries.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Rainfall, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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