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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Montgomery County Stream Teams

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



Contact Information
Name:Diane M. DavisStreet:250 Hungerford Dr.; Suite 175
City: RockvilleState: Maryland
Zip Code:20852-4153Phone: 301 217-6307
Email:Diane.Davis@co.mo.md.usWeb site1:DEP.environ@co.mo.md.us
Fax: 301 217-6376Web 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:80 Students Number:3000

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

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
X FoundationsX 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? Yes

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:
Montgomery County Stream Teams focus on all tributaries leading to the Chesapeake Bay, especially in our urban headwaters. Working with students in grades 4-12, we do primarily biological monitoring and very limited chemical testing.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates, Wildlife

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
AdvocacyOur program
Research Our program
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program
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) reportOur program
Other
 

 

 
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