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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Brodhead Watershed Association
Citizen Streamwatch Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Amy Albert; Jim Hartzler Street:P.O. Box 339
City: HenryvilleState: Pennsylvania
Zip Code:18332-Phone: 717 839-1120
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: -Web site2:


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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):75
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:15

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $1000 Year monitoring began: 1991

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes 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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Brodhead Watershed Association's approximately 75 volunteers monitor over 100 sites on a monthly basis for water and air temperature, pH, nitrates, and phosphates. We test annually for BOD and fecal coliform.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, TSS/TDS, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Fecal coliform, Fish, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program
Advocacy 
Research  
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisionsLocal government
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
EnforcementState government
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 
Other
 

 

 
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