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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District
Efficient Nutrient Use Through Improved Grazing Techniques Demonstration Project

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



Contact Information
Name:Melissa Tucker Street:452 Highway 98 N
City: OkeechobeeState: Florida
Zip Code:34972-Phone: 941 763-3619
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 941 763-6407Web 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:2 Students Number:50

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $4000 Year monitoring began: 1997

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
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:
Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District conducts an evaluation and asssessment of improved grazing techniques on water quality.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program
BMP evaluationOur program
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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