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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Logan Martin Lake Protection Association

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


Contact Information
Name:Isabella Trussell Street:P.O. Box 2002
City: Pell CityState: Alabama
Zip Code:35125-Phone: 256-239-0242
Email:DFGREER@aol.comWeb site1:http://www.lmlpa.org/Logan_Martin_Lake_Protection_Association/Welcome.html
Fax: -Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? No

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):30
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

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

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations BusinessesX Memberships
Donations Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?No
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:
Logan Martin Lake Protection Association was formed in response to a dispute over river water distribution to the State of Georgia. We have expanded our mission to include keeping the community informed about water quality and quantity issues. We monitor 12 to 13 sites, conducting physical tests year-round and bacterial tests in the summer. We now work on tributary streams as well as Logan Martin Lake itself.

Environments monitored:
Reservoir, River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
Education 
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) reportState government
Other
 

 

 
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