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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Wildcat Creek School Monitoring Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Darrel L. McGriff; Rene WeaverStreet:Natural Resources Conservation Service 1113 E. 4th St.
City: MarionState: Indiana
Zip Code:46952-4211Phone: 765 668-8983
Email:in304!dmcgriff@101000.in.nrcs.usda.govWeb site1:http://
Fax: 765 662-9615Web 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:10 Students Number:100

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

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX 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:
Wildcat Creek School Monitoring Program does local monitoring as part of a total watershed program.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationLocal government, State government
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsLocal government
Establish baseline conditionsLocal government, State government
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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