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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Lake Attitash Association
Water Quality Monitoring Committee

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


Contact Information
Name:Mel Briggle; Tod Campbell;
Jack Holbrook; Ron Klodenski
Street:P.O. Box 503
City: AmesburyState: Massachusetts
Zip Code:01913-Phone: -
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):8
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1994

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
DonationsX 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:
Lake Attitash Association monitors phosphorus and dissolved oxygen to develop programs to slow eutrophication.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Hydrocarbons, Nitrogen, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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