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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Indianapolis Flycasters

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


Contact Information
Name:Thomas E. QuillStreet:6312 Bryan Dr.
City: IndianapolisState: Indiana
Zip Code:46227-7669Phone: 317 787-2867
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):6
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:6 Students Number:200

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1995

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
FoundationsX BusinessesX 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?No

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Indianapolis Flycasters monitor the White River watershed in Marion and Hendricks counties, especially Fort Harrison State Park (Fall Creek) in Indianapolis.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, State government
Advocacy 
Research State government
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program, State government
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) reportState government
Other
 

 

 
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