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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Fleming Creek Watershed Project

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


Contact Information
Name:James K. SundysStreet:Rt. 2; Box 27B
City: FlemingsburgState: Kentucky
Zip Code:41041-9697Phone: 606 845-9387
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 606 845-0764Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):30
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:2 Students Number:30

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1996

Sources of funding or in-kind support
X Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
X 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:
Fleming Creek Watershed Project focuses on social and economic awareness, as well as biological issues, in response to the high concentration of dairy farms along Fleming Creek, which produces large quantities of animal waste.

Environments monitored:
Land, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Alkalinity, Chloride, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Hardness, Hydrocarbons, Metals, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Salinity, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Fish, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Human use surveys, Land use surveys, Photographic surveys, Pipe surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationNon-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Advocacy 
Research State government
Community organizingNon-governmental community organizations, Local government
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
BMP evaluationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, State government, Federal government
Land use decisionsOur program, Federal government
Watershed planningOur program, Federal government
Plan restoration projects 
EnforcementOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closuresState government
Swimming advisoriesOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
State 305(b) reportOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Other
 

 

 
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