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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Cooperative Adopt-a-Stream Program

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


Contact Information
Name:Dave Keller; Karl Lutz Street:Division of Environmental Services
450 Robinson Lane
City: BellefonteState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:16823-Phone: 814 359-5185
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 814 359-5153Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1990

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses 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:
The Cooperative Adopt-a-Stream Program works with volunteers and other state and federal agencies to enhance riparian and aquatic habitats for fish.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Fish, Habitat assessments, Terrestrial vegetation

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Stream channel morphology

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsOur program
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projectsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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